July 2015

Skate Port – Port Stanley’s Skatepark

July 31, 2015

The skatepark in Port Stanley, Ontario is known as Skate Port. I love that play on words. It was nice to see this plaque on the side of one of the ramps. It reads, “Dedicated to the man with a kid’s heart, who saw a dream and fulfilled [Keep Reading]

The Latest from Word is Bond Rap Radio

July 29, 2015

Here are the latest episode of Word is Bond Rap Radio. It features two interviews. The first one is with up and coming MC, producer, DJ, radio host, Maloney aka MLNY. And the second is with Dear Derrick. Both artists called in to the station for [Keep Reading]

Oh No, The Bridge is Out! (but not for long)

July 27, 2015

I have nothing but respect for people who maintain all of the nature trails that I go running on. Most of the trails I visit are kept up quite nicely, either by the Park Association or a dedicated group of volunteers. Earlier this summer, I came [Keep Reading]

Turner Skatepark – Hamilton, Ontario

July 24, 2015

Turner Skateboard Park is an amazing facility located on the Hamilton Mountain. It is one of the only outdoor skateparks that has managed to remain graffiti free. It’s very nice to have a clean, smooth park to skate on. It’s a little [Keep Reading]

Why Do We All Have to Earn a Living?

July 22, 2015

I found this quote on Instagram and immediately nodded my head in agreement. There are so many pointless and soul-sucking jobs out there that probably don’t even really need to be done. Haven’t we advanced enough in society that we [Keep Reading]

Get Social Online and in the Real World

July 20, 2015

Got Social Mediology by Jay Izso Jay Izso looks at social media from a psychology stand point. He says . . . “We have to understand the reasons why people are on social media in the first place: to engage with others, to be validated for who [Keep Reading]

Kains Woods to Warbler Woods

July 17, 2015

I love running down a nature trail, not knowing exactly where it will take me, experiencing the quiet surroundings, and getting a workout at the same time. And I love sharing these journeys with you. A few years back, I discovered Kains Woods and [Keep Reading]

Talent for Humanity (Not Everyone Has It)

July 15, 2015

Talent for Humanity – editied by Patrick Gaffney This book is inspiring in so many ways. It features the voices of people from all over the world who were bestowed a Human Spirit Award. Instead of a trophy, they were given a chapter of this [Keep Reading]

The Fiction Writer’s Guide to Dialogue

July 13, 2015

The Fiction Writer’s Guide to Dialogue by John Hough, Jr. As a teacher, I keep coming across posters that declare, “Said is Dead!” To me, these alternatives are just lazy. A good writer doesn’t need them. Said says it all. [Keep Reading]

Kains Woods Adventure

July 10, 2015

I went back to run Kains Woods today. I was determined to run the trail in its entirety. But since it is a straight course along the river, I thought that I would just find the portion of it that I hadn’t run yet and do that section. After [Keep Reading]
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