Author: Chase March

  • Long Live the Audio Book

    Technology changes so fast that it is sometimes hard to keep up. I remember when books first appeared on cassette. They were simply called Books on Tape at that time. A few years ago, I noticed audio books available for free at the public library. Some of the stories take anywhere from 10 to 20 […]

  • Exercise Trail in Cambridge, Ontario

    Last year, I showed you the running route I took along the Bob McMullen Trail in Cambridge, Ontario. Today, I want to show you the exercise trail that runs along the route as well. There are several of these stations placed along the trail route. Each station has specific equipment and instructions about how to […]

  • Brock’s Route Rail Trail

    Let’s explore The Hamilton Conservation Authority’s Rail Trail today. This trail runs for 32 kilometers and links downtown Hamilton to Brantford. I started my journey today in Copetown, Ontario on Hwy 52, just North of Highway 403. It turns out that this portion of the trail follows the route that Major General Isaac Brock took […]

  • Animal Man + Avengers + Xmen = Awesome

    A + X = Awesome This is a crossover book that tells several short stories. Each story pairs up a member of The Avengers with one of the X-Men. There are twelve different adventures in this trade paperback that team up the likes of Wolverine and Hulk, Black Widow and Rogue, Spiderman and Beast, and many […]

  • Roth Park Nature Trail

    Running season is back on! I love exploring new trails and taking pictures along the way. Let’s visit Roth Park in Woodstock, Ontario for the first Photographic Running Tour of the season. This trail is very accessible. There is a paved trail that is good for strollers and rollerblades. I love that there is a […]

  • Winter Camping

    Winter Camping – Scouter Wally and the Venture Company This is one of my favourite photos of all time and does it ever have a story. My father had been involved in Boy Scouts for most of his life. He was a youth member and a Cub Scout leader before I was even born.  When […]

  • The Best Word You Can Use in Your Teaching Practice

    Carol Dweck talks about her favourite new word – Yet! She says that she hears students complain that they are not good at a particular subject. They may say, “I’m no good at math” or “I’m not a musician” and as teachers, all we have to do is add one word to those statements. Yet. […]

  • More Danger from the Living

      The Walking Dead: Volume 6 – This Sorrowful Life Once again, this issue of the series deals more so with the violence between the survivors of the zombie apocalypse than between those of the living and the dead. But the stakes are just as high. This volume of the popular series is quite graphic […]

  • Batman Knightfall – Comic vs Novel vs TV Show

    Batman: Knightfall This is an iconic story in the Batman universe. It was a huge event starting in 1993 and it crossed over into every related Batman title. The main story ran in Detective Comics, which introduced the character in 1939 in issue # 27. Batman became the star of the title shortly thereafter and […]

  • The Humans are Worse than the Zombies

      The Walking Dead: Volume 4: The Heart’s Desire by Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard, and Cliff Rathburn The Walking Dead is a very popular television series that was based on a comic book. I read the first hardcover collection a few years back and am only just getting around to reading more of the title. […]