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The English Language: Practicality Over Literature

Earlier this month, I was asked: “Should grade 12 University level English be a requirement for entry into all university programs?”  The benefit of learning the English language… 571 more words

My Minimalist Purse

When I read Marie Kondo’s book, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, I was intrigued by her routine of completely emptying her purse each time she returns home for the day.   514 more words

Family Promise - A Proposal for 2017

This is not a sermon. Or maybe it isn’t just a sermon. We do dig a little in to the teachings of scripture regarding benevolent works, as well as the tension between the ideals presented in scripture and the practical questions of making them happen today, but for the most part this is a proposal to partner with Family Promise for 2017 in helping the homeless of our community. 22 more words


Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: Review

Parts of this post are copied from my Goodreads review:

At a point midway through Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, Jonathan Strange, an accomplished English magician, is offering his services to the Duke of Wellington to aid the British Army with magic. 1,080 more words

Elegant Extracts

For Geeks, When Harry met Sally is more Accurate than the Big Bang Theory or How Geeky Guys can Find a Relationship

It’s no secret that I love the Big Bang Theory. While idiots or self-hating geeks might call it “Blackface for nerds” I can say that I’ve met the real-life versions of almost every lead in the show over the years. 1,078 more words


St. Martin De Porres Charity Hospital

Having a baby in your tummy is one of the greatest feelings you’ll ever had … ever. But mommies-to-be or parents-to-be can’t hide the feelings of uncertainty and worries when it comes to choosing the right maternity hospital for them, especially if one of the things to be considered is your budget. 1,052 more words

Mommy's Diary

But how much does it cost?

I know what the price tag says. But what does it cost?

Does it need dry cleaning? What does it eat? How long does the training take? 104 more words