June 2015

Teachers are Such Failures

June 30, 2015

“It seems everybody is piling on teachers right now. We have become fashionable targets.” People aren’t going to understand what we do. We will always face criticism and negative comments. “Honestly, I don’t let it [Keep Reading]

I’m Never Running Here Again

June 27, 2015

I am always on the look out for a new trail to run. I love exploring nature and getting a work-out at the same time. So far, I have documented 70 different trails in this series. I would have no problem running any of them again. This one is the [Keep Reading]

Fables – Great Comic Book Series

June 25, 2015

Fables: Cubs in Toyland Volume 18 of Eisner Award winning series focuses on Therese, one of Snow White and Bigby Wolf’s young cubs. She’s not happy with the toy boat she got for Christmas. But one night, it starts talking to her and [Keep Reading]

Movie Making in the Classroom

June 23, 2015

Can it really be this easy to create a free green screen? Apparently, all you need is green butcher paper and iMovie. I don’t have any experience using green screens but I am definitely intrigued! April Kreitzer tried it out and wrote a nice [Keep Reading]

National Go Skateboard Day!

June 20, 2015

National Go Skateboard Day is tomorrow! It’s a day where skateboarders from all over the world celebrate their passion for the sport. They are special events, competitions, give-aways, and skate sessions happening all day long. West 49 has a [Keep Reading]

Lucky to Have Read Such a Great Book

June 18, 2015

The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks I love the premise of this book. A marine finds a photo half-buried in the sand on one of his tours of duty. For some reason he is compelled to pick it up. It shows an attractive woman at a fall fair. She is wearing [Keep Reading]

Lorne C. Henderson Nature Trail

June 13, 2015

I collect nature trails. I’m always on the lookout for new places to run and document here on the blog. So far, I have collected 70 different trails. The latest edition to this series is Lorne C. Henderson Conservation Area. I drove all the [Keep Reading]

Skip Star Trek: The New Adventures, Trust Me!

June 11, 2015

Star Trek: The New Adventures (Volume 1) This is probably the worst Star Trek comic in existence. And I guess that makes sense since it was meant to bridge between the two latest movies. This reboot with a new cast failed miserably in my humble [Keep Reading]

Rita – My New Favourite Show

June 9, 2015

Rita is a brilliant television series from Denmark that is now available on Netflix. It’s the first foreign language show that I have ever watched. You need to turn on the subtitles, but it is well worth the effort. This is one of my favourite [Keep Reading]
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