August 2013

My Name is Memory

August 30, 2013

My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares I really enjoyed this book. It was interesting to see all of the ways that the two characters connected throughout the years. The timing or circumstances were never quite right for them to finally come together to [Keep Reading]

Stratford’s All-Wheels Skatepark

August 28, 2013

Grab your skateboard and head to Stratford’s All-Wheels Skatepark. It’s time for another visual tour. This park doesn’t look like much. The ramps look kind of worn down. The concrete isn’t completely smooth. And the area [Keep Reading]

Breathtaking Sidewalk Art

August 26, 2013

David Zinn magically transforms the sidewalk and immediate environment into breathtaking works of art. And he does it in chalk. Absolutely incredible! I love how he makes three-dimensional drawings that are fully immersed in reality and fantasy at [Keep Reading]

Connected by Books

August 23, 2013

Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives by Nicholas A. Christakis and James H. Fowler I’m sure that we’ve all heard of Six Degrees of Separation – the theory that everyone is connected in [Keep Reading]

Historic St. Marys, Ontario

August 21, 2013

Thomas Ingersoll built mills at the Little Falls of the Thames and proclaimed a fair amount of land in the process. The community of St. Marys was established and it continued to grow and develop. It’s pretty cool to see that the Mill Wheel [Keep Reading]

Two Back-to-Back Scrabble Wins

August 19, 2013

I played two games of Scrabble with my mom this week and something really unusual happened. I got the exact same score at the end of both games. Here’s the proof . . . The first two columns are the score card for Game 1. You can see that I won [Keep Reading]

The New Adventures of Jack

August 16, 2013

I am continuing to blog about every book I read. It’s a lot of fun having this yearly reading log.  The latest additions to the list are three trade paperbacks from the on-going Jack of Fables series.  Jack of Fables: Volume 5 [Keep Reading]

Grand Trunk Trail

August 14, 2013

It’s time for another Photographic Tour! This time we are exploring the Grand Trunk Trail in St. Marys, Ontario. I accessed the trail via Milt Dunnel Field and ran up these stairs to the bridge. This high bridge over the Thames River was first [Keep Reading]

Know Your History – Storytelling Rap

August 12, 2013

Today, I want to look at one of the most difficult things a rapper can do throughout the course of a song – tell a story. Doesn’t sound very difficult, does it? After all, we tell stories all the time in our daily lives. But I am sure you [Keep Reading]

Once Upon a Time VS Fables

August 9, 2013

I just finished watching Season One of Once Upon a Time. I really had no interest in watching the show, and it’s not because I’m not interested in fairy tales. In fact, just the opposite. I love the idea of exploring these [Keep Reading]
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