Category Archives: Cultural

Return to the Glenbow

Rather than try to explain a several month absence from blog writing I’ll just continue on as though I’ve been as frequent as ever.  There… With the renewal of our Glenbow Museum membership we were able to enjoy the final … Continue reading

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The MonkeySphere Reigns

I’ve never given my thoughts about the monkey sphere in any comprehensive fashion on this blog before.  I won’t do that today either.  However,  check out these articles (here and here) about the monkey sphere and to get a great … Continue reading

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Reading Levels & Comprehension

The above chart should be a familiar concept to anyone with a child or teenager.  This simple guide (accompanied by alphabet letters) helps determine where a child or youth’s reading level is currently at.  Teachers and parents use these types … Continue reading

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Does anyone know Japanese?

I have to know what this advertisement is selling!!  I can only think of one product that this could be.  According to the ad there appear to be several uses but come on…who are are kidding?

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Happy Facebook IPO Day!!!

Here’s to you Facebook and your poking, liking, time lining, duck face profile pics and awkward photos!!

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Being White Hatted

It is a local YYC tradition to offer a hand made white cowboy hat to visiting dignitaries and officials from other places and countries.   These YYC-original hats are full of western symbolism and they also given yyc-ers the under-the-breath … Continue reading

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I had to blog this

Even though I’ve been away from the old blog for a while now – this school thing is getting super exhausting – I saw this video today and had to embed it here. This is a video from this year’s … Continue reading

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