February 2010

Some Trek is Better Than No Trek

February 26, 2010

I remember the excitement and energy back in 1991 surrounding the twenty-fifth anniversary of Star Trek. I was really excited about it. Back then, The Original Series was on the air pretty much every day and new movies were coming out regularly. [Keep Reading]

Know Your History: Episode 2 Part 2

February 25, 2010

Know Your History is a monthly radio segment I produce for DOPEfm. If you missed Part 1 go and read it here. And don’t forget to download the podcast for free. Without any further ado, here is Part 2. “So far we have had a song about the [Keep Reading]

Know Your History: Episode 2 – The Elements

February 24, 2010

Know Your History is a monthly segment I do for DOPEfm. This is the transcript for Episode 2. Please go and download the show for free. If you missed download it for free here. I hope you enjoy the show. I look forward to hearing your feedback. [Keep Reading]

Amazing Beauty and Grace on the Ice

February 23, 2010

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have been absolutely breathtaking to watch during the Winter Olympics this year. They capped off an amazing journey last night by winning Gold in Ice Dance. These two skaters met when Tessa was only seven years old and [Keep Reading]

Who Has The Best Traffic Lights?

February 22, 2010

Traffic lights seem to vary from region to region. I don’t why this is the case. I think the design of them is so much better here in my province but perhaps it’s just that I am accustomed to them being this way. Let’s look at a [Keep Reading]

Winterlude Fun!

February 19, 2010

Snowflake Kingdom is a gigantic snow playground that it is constructed every year for Winterlude. Apparently, it takes weeks for them to make enough snow to construct these huge slides. But the time spent in constructing them is sure worth it. The [Keep Reading]

Castles in the Snow

February 18, 2010

These snow sculptures were constructed by teams from all across the country for this year’s Winterlude. They are on display at Jacques-Cartier Park in Gatineau, Quebec. I think this is my favourite. Team Manitoba did a great job on it. This [Keep Reading]

Olympic Medals on Display

February 17, 2010

This is the Royal Canadian Mint in Ottawa, Ontario.  It is the place where they make the money but it is also the place where this year’s Olympic Medals were constructed as well. Security was really tight. You could only take photos of [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesdays – Letter Writing

February 16, 2010

Hilary gave me a great idea last week. She wrote a post about the history of mailboxes. I commented that I couldn’t remember the last “actual letter” that I had mailed. I’m not talking about sending off bill payments, or [Keep Reading]
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