May is the sweet spot for beginners to start running: the sidewalks have been fully reclaimed from the snowbanks, the weather is mild enough that you don’t really have to worry about heat exhaustion or hypothermia, and you could still reasonably make this your year to run the Tely 10.
St. John’s has a small but fierce drag community, and as legendary queen (and recent visitor to the city) Kim Chi said in a tweet, “If you can name every single Drag Race queen but can’t name ten local queens in your hometown, you’re a Drag Race fan, not a drag fan.”
It being the holiday season, you’re probably going to be spending more time in the kitchen, either cooking, baking, or just taking up space. It’s a good time to familiarize yourself with a potential life-long skill, hobby, and creative pursuit.
“It started looking a little too much like a celebration for me,” says Riche. “There was too much ‘glory in sacrifice’ and not enough consideration that the conflict was a horrific waste of human life.”