June 2009

The Power of Nature

June 29, 2009

We’ve had a lot of rain in the past few days. That’s the explanation for why this tree fell over. I talked to someone who saw it happen. He said, “The ground was so soft it just fell over.” Of course, this was a huge tree and [Keep Reading]

Peace and Respect to MJ

June 26, 2009

“If you ever made a cruel joke about Michael Jackson, you need to apologize first before riding his d*ck now that he’s passed.” “Y’all knew Ghostface’s “All That I Got Is You” samples Michael [Keep Reading]

Let’s Watch a Movie Together

June 24, 2009

I really like to see events in my community. Quite frankly, there are not enough of them. We live in a day and age where we are often so busy that we don’t get the chance to know and converse with our neighbours.  That is why I was really [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Summer Homework

June 23, 2009

You probably read the title for this post and said, “What? Summer homework! What kind of a teacher assigns homework over the summer?” But the truth is, children need educational experiences over the summer. There have been countless studies [Keep Reading]

My Journal Died

June 22, 2009

I tried to resurrect it last September but only got two entries in. I picked up the gauntlet again in December and ran for nine days. I managed to do the same thing in January. But I only got one entry down for February, zero for March, one for [Keep Reading]


June 18, 2009

I’m feeling a bit under the weather today. I have a cold. It’s a week away from summer holidays and I have a cold. It started all of a sudden Monday afternoon. I was feeling pretty good before it hit me too. I had gone for a nice run [Keep Reading]

Are You Ready Yet?

June 17, 2009

Last year on this day, I wrote a blog post entitled “I’m Not Ready” Here is a small excerpt from that post, “I’m not ready,” is one of the most popular excuses in the book. As far as excuses go, it is a good one. Perhaps it [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Packing Up for the Year

June 15, 2009

Last year when I inherited my new classroom, I also inherited a mess. It took me nearly two weeks to clean the classroom up, organize resources, throw out garbage, and clean off the chalkboard. I really wasn’t expecting to walk into a disaster [Keep Reading]

The New Cities Interview Part 2

June 12, 2009

This is Part 2 of the interview I did with the electro-pop-rock band The New Cities. Read The New Cities Interview Part 1 and don’t forget to download the entire interview on the podcast. We had a lot of fun on the radio and you can hear it [Keep Reading]
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