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Mmmm . . . monster menus

As part of my writer-in-residence at Charlie Lake Elementary, I’ve been leading my students in many monster-themed activities. Today, we worked on “monster menus,” in which the students imagined a take-out restaurant that specializes in monster grub. 63 more words


Monster mayhem and other magic at Charlie Lake

I’m at Charlie Lake in British Columbia, Canada, working as a writer-in-residence for a whole week at the elementary school here. This is my third or fourth time having come to this school and it’s absolutely a wonderful experience to be able to roll up my sleeves and work with the same group of kids for an extended period of times. 362 more words


Day 4: The Bad, the Worse, the Nearly Ugly, and the Good (540 Miles from Horse Lake to Charlie Lake, British Columbia 18-Aug-13)a

The bad: It rained for 8 hours straight. At one point, as thunder cracked immediately overhead, I had to stop as I could not see anything with the combination of heavy rain and fog in my helmet. 195 more words


2 dead in single-vehicle crash near Nackawic

RCMP have identified two people killed in highway crash near Nackawic.

Lisa Dawn Hitchcock, 42, and Donald Alan McQuade, 49, died in the single-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon. 93 more words


Spiders at Tosohatchee

It’s become a regular weekend habit for my¬†7 year old son and I to head out ‘really’ early to get to Tosohatcheee before the gates open at 8am. 521 more words

Nature And The Kids...

Day 3: Edmonton to Charlie Lake, BC

Great weather until I got to BC today. I left Edmonton in the afternoon after running some errands in Edmonton to get the fog lights on my truck fixed. 106 more words