53 Lessons

Last year, on my 52 birthday I made a list of 52 things I am grateful for. You can read about it here. Not so originally, this year I am making a list of 53 things I have learned in my life so far. There are way-way-way more than 53 things but for the sake... Continue Reading →

Digital Devices and Regrets

Stupid Internet! Don't believe everything you read! Don't be tethered to your digital device they say. Disconnect they say. Live in the moment they say. You'll be happier they say. Yeah, right, Mr. Internet Articles! I went for a long walk. You know those epic walks where you walk for so long that by the... Continue Reading →

Gratitude is a Two Way Street

I am officially on Christmas holidays. I just finished up the second quint of this school year. For those of you who don't know, a quint is a mini semester, created to help teachers reduce daily contact with students. It went smashingly well. Here's why: I had an incredible intern who did her practice teaching... Continue Reading →

Thank You and Gratitude

Canadian Thanksgiving just happened. It's a day of thanks coupled with eating too much and hanging out with family and friends---and, for me, saying goodbye to summer---for now. She'll be back eventually. But for now I'm preparing for the cooler temperatures. What a year! We still have a few months left. The general populace doesn't... Continue Reading →

Just Like Riding a Bike

I found myself flying between gorgeous rows of prairie grain edged by sweet smelling thistles. Flying! The wind blowing cool, tempering my sunned skin. I am sure I was going a hundred kilometres an hour! Buzzing along just above the surface of the earth---on my rocket ship! Okay---sometimes I exaggerate for the sake of story... Continue Reading →

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