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Keep Your Chin Up

This past weekend I was in Portland, OR for work, but I was able to spend a couple hours in the city and it was a PERFECT weekend! 329 more words


Fighting the Odds

I ran across an interesting fact in Elizabeth Gilbert’s historic novel The Signature of All Things.  1816 was “The Year Without a Summer” because ash flew into the stratosphere and remained there for months following the eruption of an Indonesian volcano.  91 more words


My favourite "How To" writing books

I’ve read hundreds over the years, but I keep coming back to these ones + Stephen King’s On Writing which must be on loan. I can’t find it in my bookcase. 8 more words


Forest for the trees

Have we over-complicated schooling so much that we can’t see the forest for the trees?  In our attempt to make schooling relevant have we discounted something so fundamental to human nature? 29 more words

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