Will miss this, won’t miss that

Will miss this, won’t miss that

The feeling of accomplishment is sweet. The unsettled feeling of something ending is a little bittersweet. And after two years of assignments and papers and textbooks and academic readings, I’m finding my new freedom a little unreal. A classmate and I were...
Take time to celebrate

Take time to celebrate

It’s been a little quiet around the Red Jacket Diaries these days. I’ve just finished a stretch where every spare minute and then some went into various school assignments, both team and individual. My head was down and it felt like it came up only to...
Hello from Royal Roads, week 2

Hello from Royal Roads, week 2

My second three-week residency at Royal Roads University is two-thirds done, closing last night with a class party that was all kinds of fun. Week one ended with tea at the historic Empress Hotel overlooking Victoria harbour; the photo shows me feeling a bit like...