December 2012

Pipes and Rails Skatepark Tour

December 16, 2012

I went out skateboarding on Saturday and was elated that I could still do so in the middle of December. I really wanted to go out again today but it was raining and miserable. However, I didn’t let that stop me. I could skate all winter long [Keep Reading]

Whatever Happened to Good Reads?

December 15, 2012

I love reading. I always have a book on the go. Here are the latest titles that I’ve worked my way through in the past few weeks. What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen I love the idea the main character has in this book. When her parents [Keep Reading]

Know Your History 32 – The Famous Sample

December 14, 2012

That record right there is the source of inspiration for dozens and dozens of rap songs. In fact, it has even been sampled in rock songs, pop songs, television commercials, and pretty much everywhere you hear music. Within the first twenty seconds [Keep Reading]

Tallest Silver Brings Comics to Life

December 13, 2012

Tallest Silver continues to impress me with her super-cool cosplay. I love how she recreated this splash page from Spiderman. What an awesome Mary Jane Watson torn straight from the comic! And here is a great photo set where she looks incredible as [Keep Reading]

12-12-12 The Last Triple Repeating Date

December 12, 2012

I was on Twitter last night and saw this tweet. It’s hard to believe that today is the last repeating date we will see. That’s why that tweet really hit me. I also like the message of it. Do something important! Definitely words to live [Keep Reading]

Comic Strip Newsletters

December 11, 2012

I went to a workshop last week and a fellow teacher told me that she does her newsletters in a comic strip format. I thought it was a great idea for several reasons. It’s Visual! Large blocks of text often get ignored in this fast paced world. [Keep Reading]

December 10th – A Farewell Postcard

December 10, 2012

For the past three years, I’ve made a mixtape every December 10th. This, however, is the final edition of that series. It’s time to move on. So I present you with December 10th: A Farewell Postcard. I hope you enjoy the tunes. And to [Keep Reading]

Missed It By "That Much"

December 8, 2012

“Missed it by that much” is quite possibly my favourite catch-phrase of all-time. I’m not good at doing impressions but I think I do a pretty handy Maxwell Smart. And it’s only fitting that I do it today. I feel like I really [Keep Reading]

Last Chance to Vote

December 7, 2012

It’s the championship round. Voting closes in about 3 hours (Midnight EST) Please like this Facebook status, and this one to vote for me. Please RT this on Twitter, and this one too. Thanks for voting for me. I really appreciate it. I [Keep Reading]

Dumfries Conservation Area Trail Run

December 6, 2012

It’s time for another photographic tour. This time, I’m running the trails at Dumfries Conservation Area in Cambridge, Ontario. This sculpture has an interesting story behind it. It is told in a plaque at the base of it. “For [Keep Reading]
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