There’s a Way

Last week at our school we read P.H. Reynolds’ book, I’m Here. Inspired by this book, the next day students and staff made, tossed paper air planes and then we shared stories and smiled. We are an alternate school and part of what we believe is finding ways to listen to and live alongside each other. Around here, we hope… (read more)

Holding Tickets

About a month ago I posted on Facebook asking if anyone might be interested in splitting next year’s Football season’s tickets. I had a few responses, but soon interest waned. Then, I’d figured the season was still half new. There was time yet. And time is important. Last March Dad had had a stroke. The stroke left him paralysed and… (read more)

Choosing Joy

Last week I received two letters in the mail. I wasn’t surprised until I realized that the letters had been addressed by me. I’d written them the previous summer during a difficult period. At the time, the letters were a reflective activity for a summer institute I was completing. The words on each envelope were in my handwriting yet the… (read more)

The Hidden Pitch

Last night I asked my daughter, Jessy, for a topic to blog about. “Write about that Montreal player. And all the other players who took a knee when he was injured.” “I’m not writing about that!” ~ Tonight I was sitting in my car enjoying the cool evening breeze coming in from the moon roof. I was sorta watching soccer… (read more)
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