the everyday adventures of sabrina

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So here in Europe (where I live. Sometimes I like to sprinkle that phrase into my random thoughts… it sure is a beautiful day here IN EUROPE, WHERE I LIVE. God, where the hell is the #17 tram… HERE IN EUROPE, WHERE I LIVE. Don’t judge me) there is a very distinct lifestyle difference that […]

So this quarter of school has been sort of a let down. By “let down,” I mean “trainwreck,” and by “sort of,” I mean “of epic proportions.” Next week is the last week of the quarter, and I’m really looking forward to it, because it’ll mean the end of me wanting to crawl under my […]

So one of my wacky plans for The Summer of Vacation was to run a 5k. This is despite the fact that I am not now, nor have I ever been, a runner. I occasionally put on running shoes and then go out, full of good intentions, and inevitably wind up limping home. It never […]

So yesterday I spent the day volunteering, as part of Vincentian Service Day at DePaul, at the Brown Elephant thrift shop on North Clark. While I did really enjoy it, by the end of the day I was pretty beat, and I still had to go get ready to go out to the Horseshoe Casino […]

Tonight was Organizational Communication class, and the topic was the attaining and exercise of power. Part of our homework was to read the paper “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” [PDF] by Peggy McIntosh. (It’s an excellent article, and you should go read it.) One of our exercises in class was a group discussion on […]