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Grateful for Unexpected Gift

A couple of weeks ago one of my parents gifted me with some money to buy something I need for the classroom. Without hesitation, I knew what I would purchase – a copy of the book I had wanted for a while now: … 105 more words

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Grateful for Biltong

On Monday afternoon at dismissal, one of my parents gave me a thoughtful gift. The gift? Biltong – a South African snack of lean meat that has been cut into strips then dried and salted. 219 more words

My Gratitude Project

Every-day choices

My schedule these days sucks, if I’m honest. My to-do lists are never-ending.

Between various job responsibilities and shuffling between campuses, volunteering for any number of science communication and… 677 more words

Random Musings

Grateful for Teacher Evening At the TMC

A few weeks ago a teacher friend of mine forwarded me an invitation to the Textile Museum of Canada (TMC) in Toronto.The invitation was for a teacher’s evening at the museum which meant we had a little snack, listened to a talk on what the museum has to offer as school trips, and had a tour of the current exhibits. 167 more words

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Grateful for Winter Boots

In 2017 when the Winter season began, I went shopping for appropriate boots. My success in the past with winter boots has been hit and miss and I was looking to improve my success rate. 186 more words

My Gratitude Project

Happy Finland

What does it mean to be happy? How do we measure it? Ask any one individual or ten random folks, and most likely they’ll have very different notions of how they define happiness. 450 more words

Random Musings

Grateful for March Break

This week winter has returned to the city I call home. Temperatures are below zero and snow has fallen on the ground. The wind has an icy bite to it as I step on the salted sidewalks. 224 more words

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