How to rear children

You might think it’s a bit early to start thinking about rearing children, but it’s not. Kids are everywhere and need to be dealt with in the right way. If you make a mistake raising a child, you are effectively giving the middle finger to the future, and that’s just[Read More…]

The McGill holiday wish list

Merry Happy Holidays Christmas Chanukah Kwanzaa! Happy November 30!  Chanukah’s first candle will be lit tomorrow night, and Christmas has been well underway for a month now, at least based on the decorations and music in stores on St. Catherine Street.  With snow lining the streets and festive music all[Read More…]


I take off my shirt and it smells. I sniff my armpits, first the left, then the right, and they both smell. I stand in front of the mirror, shirtless, sweat and rain pouring down my face, ricocheting off me, and falling into the porcelain bowl, and I look at[Read More…]

Parents replace student with dog

     At the end of August, my sister packed her bags and moved to Chicago to study art, leaving my parents as empty nesters. My parents had spent, just as they had done for me, roughly 18 years holding my sister’s hand, wiping her mouth, and making sure she got[Read More…]

WebCT Stupidity of the Week

Political Science I was just wondering if anyone would be willing to send me any notes they’ve taken starting from the point after our first midterm. I always take notes but I don’t believe I’m doing it very efficiently because they did not help me very well for the first[Read More…]

WebCT stupidity of the week

Neuroscience Thank you for the explanations. Unfortunately, I’m totally confused by the fundamental difference between living and non-living things. So ants, broccoli, people, and cats are all “living things” and therefore represented by sensory knowledge? However: pants, steamed broccoli, steeples, and hats are “non-living things” and therefore represented by functional[Read More…]

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