Katie on, ugh, snow removal.

Weeks away from turning twenty years old, I still don't drive a car. I'll learn the skill somewhat soon, but as of right now and in the foreseeable future I am 100% a pedestrian and public transit user. I really like it this way - while I may be bound by weather and transit timetables … Continue reading Katie on, ugh, snow removal.

Katie on the Relationship between Cities and Loneliness

 The Rideau Canal, Ottawa, taken by me on a solitary walk on a July morning, 2016.  It's been a while since I've last written a blog post. In the meantime, my classes and the search for a summer job have both been demanding yet rewarding. Since my last blog post, I've come across a podcast called … Continue reading Katie on the Relationship between Cities and Loneliness

Katie on Transit: Belleville on one hand, Waterloo on the other…

Over the summer, I was working in the Belleville Downtown Improvement Area office, located on Belleville's Front Street. I don't drive, so it was either a 45 minute walk, a 15 minute bike ride with a seemingly constant flat front tire, or I would take the bus. I rarely rode my bike, I walked maybe … Continue reading Katie on Transit: Belleville on one hand, Waterloo on the other…