Category Archives: Personal

How I Anticipate School

I’m returning to post-secondary in just over one week.  After being a stay at home dad/student for the past year I have to enrol in a “real” full-time program in order to reach my goal of becoming an elementary school … Continue reading

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All invalid

So this happened! Absolutely not cool and super painful. I separated my tendon from my leg/ankle. No more basketball season, no more left handed layups, no more weight bearing for at least 6 weeks. I’m still not used to the … Continue reading

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Morning Pages

This is nothing new – and I guess it technically counts as a resolution – but I think I’d like to resume doing “morning pages” on this blog. The concept of morning pages comes from Julia Cameron’s “The Artist’s Way”. … Continue reading

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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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This is where we’ve been most weekends

Yep…we’ve become campers!  I never thought I’d see the day when I’d willingly give up the comforts of home in order to sleep where the bears and the mosquitos roam. We’ve only been a tenting family until this summer.  We … 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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