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Minn Kota Saltwater Trolling Motor

I fish in saltwater over on the Intra Coastal in Florida. I fish out of a small boat, more like an over sized canoe. 658 more words

Tools Of The Trade

drops of colour

‘Auntie Debbie,  a re beka kajeno?’ Every Friday (and sometimes other days) the kids start asking ‘are we baking today?’  To our team the Friday chaos is called ‘kids club’ or ‘friends for life’, but to our small friends it is simply baking. 183 more words

Life In Sosh

New Friends...

I had the great pleasure of visiting Fibre East last weekend at Ampthill, Bedfordshire – happily for me, very close to home.

Not usually the sort of person who enjoys… 540 more words


Bricks and Clicks: Mastering the Fine Art of Blended Learning

Nine years ago, I had a very interesting freshman class in a small charter school with approximately 100 high schoolers. 30 kids in the class, 7 desk top computers, prescribed online lessons through a reputable program I liked, a nice textbook… and free reign to do what I damned well pleased.   737 more words

Ed Tech

Art Studio in a Bag

I carry a big purse, always have. Some people make fun of me for it. But every time I’ve tried to downsize, I miss my art supplies. 173 more words


Nature Inside and Out

The latest exhibition at the Canadian Museum of Nature is a provocative look at the inside of animal bodies. A technique called plastination gives durable, graphic and artistic results that allow curious viewers to see and compare biological systems of many different species. 616 more words



When I realized back in 2002 that my first novel was actually being published, I came up against another thought. One that scared me silly. I would have to speak about the book publicly. 610 more words

Tools Of The Trade