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Engineering

Thoughts From The Job Hunting Life

“So, what do you do?” If these words inspire fear and trembling, you, like me, might be job-hunting. As you may or may not know, I spent 3.5 years of my life and a somewhat extensive (for Canada) student loan on graduate school. Having completed my Masters in Clinical Counselling, I am now ready to … Continue reading »

Categories: life, physics | 1 Comment

Houseplants Save Winter

I once killed an aloe plant. I know:┬áthe fact that a cactus experienced failure to thrive under my care does not reflect well on my gardening abilities. Keep in mind I was about 14 years old, and my concerns tended to be focused on grasping algebra, finding a date to the formal and attempting to … Continue reading »

Categories: Housekeeping, science, winter | 5 Comments

From Concussion With Love: I Built A Fort

Remember when you were little, and you’d gather a bunch of blankets and sheets and make a fort? (It’s okay if you don’t, Varun had no idea what I was talking about either.) At any rate, it was great fun. So One Day, I was laying at home bored. Actually, that was everyday. In fact … Continue reading »

Categories: Engineering, sleep | 2 Comments

Of Younger Brothers, Airplanes and Cheesesteaks

“Do you want to know what zero gravity feels like?”, Luke asked over the crackle of the radio. This is not something you want to hear from your 20 year-old brother who is piloting an aircraft. Before I had time to answer, he tipped the nose of the airplane down and my stomach jolted. When … Continue reading »

Categories: Engineering, family, hobbies, travel | Leave a comment

Want Some Chai?

Varun, it seems, will go to great lengths for a cup of chai. Or so I learned last week. Varun and some friends had gone camping for the weekend and I was secretly wondering if they had packed enough, were they eating anything other than chips…the usual. Of course, I was quite intrigued by Varun’s … Continue reading »

Categories: Engineering, food, friends, summer | 8 Comments