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Learn a (seemingly) Useless Skill

“Why do we have to learn this?” can be the most frustrating question a student asks a teacher in a couple scenarios: 1) When a student asks the question out of frustration on a skill they have not mastered quickly, or 2) When, as a teacher, you don’t have a better response than “because it is on the test.” Now, to be fair, I was that student. 1,329 more words


Strange things did happen here

If you go down to the woods today…you might see something odd; me falling off a slackline. Slacklining was originally invented by climbers, but has developed a wider appeal over the last few years, and is definitely up there on my list of self propelled sports. 1,698 more words

Cycle Touring

Slacking In Smokey Hollow

Saturday Jan. 23, 2016

Grindstone Creek flows through Waterdown where it drops over the Great Falls, runs past the former mills of Smokey Hollow then descends the lengthy Grindstone Cascade.   992 more words


Walking Between Trees

Incredible weather for this time of year.  The surf hasn’t been as consistent, but the family has still been able to get in some exercise.  We had a great hike/picnic this afternoon- and the slackline added some bonus tree walking time!



Slacklining Revisited

A little over a year ago, James wrote about slacklining while here at Xandari, since we were both practicing the recreational activity a few times a week. 283 more words


The sky is the limit


Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • A slack line spans 80 meters across a deep ravine
  • Suspended over a 100 m drop
  • A huge achievement…
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