February 2010

Winterlude Ice Sculptures

February 15, 2010

These sculptures were all made out of ice for this year’s Winterlude Celebrations in Ottawa, Ontario.   This one is a Transformer. You can see the robot at the top and the car below. Pretty cool work by Jerry Perun from Auburn, New York. [Keep Reading]

Heart Crushing Day

February 13, 2010

119/365 i HEART island life Originally uploaded by oblivion head Valentine’s Dayis hard to ignoreand crushes my heart more often than not. This day isn’t supposed to hurt,I know that,but it only highlights what I don’t havelike a [Keep Reading]

Open Forum Comments

February 13, 2010

Hi Everyone, This page is for you to leave any comment that you would like to. I really look forward to hearing from readers. We are on this journey together. Thanks, Chase [Keep Reading]

Winterlude Graffiti

February 12, 2010

Graffiti artists were invited to add some much needed colour to the Rideau Canal Skateway for this year’s Winterlude celebrations. It’s great to see that our capital city has made sure to include hip-hop culture in this annual event. As [Keep Reading]

Winterlude Bed Races

February 11, 2010

No this isn’t Hoth. It’s Dows Lake. The frozen over lake where the Bed Races were held at this year’s Winterlude. It was great to see so many members of the community participating in it. This is the Paramedic team. And the race is [Keep Reading]

New Reason to Love Curling

February 10, 2010

I found a good reason to watch curling. Her name is Geri-Lynn Ramsey and she plays for team PEI. I’ve seen curling before but I don’t ever remember seeing players this young and beautiful. I felt a little guilty rooting for another [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip Tuesday – Phys. Ed & Health

February 9, 2010

In a perfect world, every school would have a gym teacher. Each class would go to the gym four days a week to learn skills, build muscle, and have fun. On the fifth day of the week, this teacher would come to your classroom to deliver an intensive [Keep Reading]

Winterlude Lights Up the Night

February 8, 2010

Winterlude is an annual event where Canadians get together to celebrate Winter. I know a lot of people would rather huddle up inside and hide under the covers just waiting for it to be over. “Who celebrates winter?” they say. That being [Keep Reading]

Twitter Tip – Creating a Threaded Discussion

February 5, 2010

One of the most frustrating things about Twitter is trying to have a conversation with someone. When you reply to a tweet, it isn’t threaded at all. There is no subject heading so it can often be unclear as to what post you are commenting on. [Keep Reading]

Recommended Reads – Table of Contents

February 4, 2010

Welcome to Recommended Reads. These are books that I hold dear to my heart. Please click on the button right under the header page to get the up-to-date Recommended Reads list. I will continue to update it with books that I have read and enjoyed. [Keep Reading]
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