Job Hunt

For the most recent “Dream Job” Assignment, we were told to find three current job listings online that would interest us. Not necessarily that we would do it in the future, but something you could see yourself doing. We looked on different job hunting websites, such as Workopolis and Monster, and corporate websites, such as Google. Here are…

RRC Career Exploration Workbook

These last few English classes were kind of interesting. We’ve explored the idea of career exploration in Red River College’s Career Exploration Workbook. This booklet is for people who don’t necessarily know what they want to be when they grow up. The workbook explores personality, values, and interests in the form of short quizzes and…

Just the Beginning

To recap these thirty days, I challenged myself to practise playing the guitar or watch a Coursera lesson video every day for a month. I chose guitar playing because I have wanted to learn a different instrument for a long time, but I’ve never had enough guts to start. Overall, I would rate this month…

30 Day Challenge Q&A

What are you planning on doing for your 30-day challenge? Make sure this is something that would be both a challenge but sustainable enough that you could reasonably participate it every, single day for a month. My 30-day challenge will include doing a lesson of guitar every day, then practicing for 15 minutes. My lesson…

10. Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War (Film). 2016, Dir: Anthony & Joe Russo.           Captain America: Civil War is the third of the three Captain America movies from Marvel Studios. The film follows the storyline of the other two, Winter Soldier and The First Avenger. In an attempt to save the city from…

9. Ripple Effect

Ripple Effect (Novel). 2008, Author: Paul McCusker. My fascination for the realm of sci-fi and fantasy stories continues with the book Ripple Effect by Paul McCusker. This work of fiction is the first of the Time Thriller Trilogy series. This sequence of publications focuses on the interwoven connection between our home Earth, and an alternate…

8. Mars Diaries

Mars Diaries (Novels). 2000, Author: Sigmund Brouwer.           If you were to look and scan through any or all of my previous blogs, if you looked hard enough, you would find plenty of them if not all have a common theme. Ever since my childhood years, my fascinations to fantastic realms…

7. Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim (Film). 2013, Director: Guillermo del Toro.          Remember the old King Kong movies or any sci-fi movie where there’s an attack on Tokyo? Every single one of them ends up being the same. A giant monster appears out of nowhere, slowly attacking everything in its way while moving towards its ultimate goal, Tokyo….

6. Circles of Seven

Circles of Seven (Novel). 2005, Author: Bryan Davis.           This exciting addition to the series Dragons In Our Midst is one to be revered. Circles of Seven, by far, is the most well-written book out of the entire series. It combines the fantasy aspect that I’ve grown to love with an…

Novelty Top Five List

This list is a compilation of select top five lists of characters or stories that I think stand out in these categories. Top Five Cliffhanger Movies Batman v. Superman (Film). 2016, Dir: Zach Snyder. Inception (Film). 2010, Dir: Christopher Nolan. Kung Fu Panda 2 (Film). 2011, Dir: Jennifer Yuh Nelson. The Dark Knight (Film). 2008,…

5. The Silver Chair

The Silver Chair (Audio Drama). 2005, Producer: Dave Arnold            C.S. Lewis is the sort of author not to focus on fantastic adventures in far away lands, as is the worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien’s books, but to go above and beyond the norm. Sure, he sets his Chronicles of Narnia series…

4. The Hobbit

The Hobbit (There and Back Again) (Novel). 1937, Author: J. R. R. Tolkien.           This novel sets the stage for the equally thrilling trilogy The Lord of the Rings. The Hobbit tells the tale of one fortunate hobbit, who reunites with his old wizard friend, Gandalf. Gandalf convinces quiet, mild-mannered Bilbo…