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Welcome

January 21, 2018 2 minute read

Hello, and welcome to this website! If you’re reading this, you probably know me already, but if not, feel free to check out this handy dandy About Me page. Long story short, I’m a computer scienc...

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Updates

July 15, 2018 2 minute read

I haven’t put out anything on this blog in a while, mostly because I haven’t done much traveling lately. That means that I’ve had a few decent weeks of running in a row, and I’ve also been working ...

A Lot Can Happen in Three Weeks

June 18, 2018 9 minute read

I’ve been slacking a lot on writing anything for the blog lately, and that means that there’s a lot of stuff to talk about now! Last weekend I spent my time in Spain with Nick Scott, and the weeken...

Walking a Marathon (almost)

May 27, 2018 3 minute read

This week I (mostly) stayed in Reutlingen, and had a lot of fun. The one time I left was to walk from Reutlingen to Stuttgart with Eduardo, which ended up being about 10 hours of walking, and was 2...

Canadians in Germany

May 07, 2018 11 minute read

I missed another week of posting, so this one will cover the past two weeks! And what an eventful two weeks they’ve been. We had a number of Canadian visitors in Reutlingen, including Ryan Drew, Am...

Munich for a Day

April 22, 2018 3 minute read

Not a lot of excitement happened this week, but the two big highlights would have to be a trip to Munich and the running. On Saturday morning me, Eduardo and another friend from work took a FlixBus...

Consumerism

April 15, 2018 2 minute read

The most exciting part of this week was probably the running. I finally had a consistent week of easy runs and workouts, and I hit close to 80km for the week. The weekend was also relaxing, and we ...

Fruhlingsfest

March 27, 2018 3 minute read

So I missed my usual Sunday posting time, for a number of reasons. The work week was fairly mundane, and I didn’t have much time (or energy) on Saturday or Sunday to write about my life. Saturday w...

New Wheels

March 11, 2018 3 minute read

Not a lot of exciting things happened this week (cool things are happening at work, but nothing concrete to write about just yet), but the weekend was one of the most relaxed ones I’ve had in a lon...

Embedded World and Switzerland

March 04, 2018 5 minute read

So a full month of work has passed, but it doesn’t feel like it. This was another really busy week, with not a lot of down time between work, errands, and travel. Can’t complain though, I got to se...

Into a Rhythm

February 25, 2018 4 minute read

This week was a lot of work, and not much else. I didn’t travel anywhere on the weekend, but instead elected to stay home and relax. It was an awesome way to recharge after what felt like three or ...

FlixBus to Frankfurt

February 18, 2018 10 minute read

The second week of work has officially finished, and so has the first month of living in Germany. Time is flying by so far, it still feels like we only just arrived. Life has been really busy this ...

Chociattos and Carnivals

February 11, 2018 9 minute read

This week was the first official full week of work at Bosch. We also traveled to the nearby town of Rottenburg am Neckar on the weekend for a carnival / festival type of event. There was a small(er...

Week Two

February 04, 2018 7 minute read

This week our work term officially started. Early in the week, we took the city bus to where we’ll be spending the next six months, to get familiarized with the route we’ll need to take to get ther...

First Week

January 28, 2018 12 minute read

Since this first week has been incredibly busy, it made sense to break it down day by day. I doubt I will do this every week, unless there are tons of things that happen.

travel

Arizona & Utah

January 22, 2019 10 minute read

From December 17th to the 24th, me and my dad went on a vacation to Northern Arizona. We had a fairly flexible plan where we would land in Phoenix, travel to Sedona, and then work our way to the Gr...

Interrailing: The Second Half

August 17, 2018 15 minute read

The Interrail trip is sadly over now, but I’m pleased to report that the trains were much more reliable during the second half of the trip, with no more unplanned route changes or delays. I was get...

Interrailing: The First Half

August 02, 2018 17 minute read

The Interrail trip has officially begun! Traveling alone has so far been an interesting experience, and is quite different from any other kind of traveling I’ve done before. I’ve met some great peo...

Morocco, Racing, and Another Castle

May 21, 2018 7 minute read

Another two weeks have gone by since the last post, and they’ve been another exciting two weeks. The main highlight was that me and Patti got to spend four days in Morocco with a friend from work a...

Easter in Italy

April 08, 2018 7 minute read

We had our first long weekend last weekend (March 30 - April 2), with Friday and Monday both being German holidays. We traveled to Italy by plane on Thursday afternoon, and stayed there until Monda...

Prague

March 18, 2018 4 minute read

Time is flying by, I can’t believe that March is already more than halfway done. The work term is 1/4 done, but it still feels like we’re just starting. Nothing too exciting happened during this we...