New Year, New Cheer

Jason Mitchell
Jason Mitchell
Jason is from the United States and is studying practical nursing. This blog is about his life at Durham College in Canada.

Like many of you, I don’t remember New Year’s Eve…. just kidding (right?), but with each New Year we celebrate the past and hope to the future. I don’t know about you, but so far mine has been crazy busy. This year is going to be especially exciting as it is my last semester of classes! YAY!!!

I rang in the New Year with old friends. I could not think of a better way since I only find my way home every few months and most the time it is right before or right after they come around so I usually miss out. We had a few drinks, played a few card games, watched some B movies, and laughed the night away enjoying the rain since it never seems to snow back home.


My year so far includes receiving a new (used) electric guitar for Christmas. Now some of you may remember my last blog about getting involved with a musical instrument and hopefully, some of you decided to pick up an instrument and are still playing. I definitely am and it has become one of my favourite ways to unwind.



I also moved into one of the off-campus living spaces. That was quite a fiasco and not exactly as simple as I would have hoped. Sometimes a change of scenery is a much needed and welcomed start to a New Year, new experiences, and new opportunities. I would like to wish you all a happy New Year and wish you luck in your new courses. Work hard, hardly work, or work hard to hard work. Whichever you prefer!