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A Quiet Goodbye

It has been awhile since I’ve felt lost and floundering in what exactly I should do with my blog. I thought about turning it into a blog...

Acceptance is for Pigeons

Whenever I am faced with how truly, amazingly adaptable humans can be, I am even more perplexed by our destructive nature. If we can...

Earth Day is Not Christmas

Christmas only comes once a year, but I’m just not sure that the same should be true for Earth day. There are a lot of reasons that we...

Prepare to be Disappointed

It has been extra hard to write my blog today. It isn’t that I don’t have anything to say. That basically never happens. I’ve got an...

Who is Together? In What?

Politics isn’t for everyone and I get that. It’s easy to feel that you don’t have a voice or any power to affect what those talking heads...

The Price of Worry

I close my eyes and take a deep breath before I start writing this blog. There’s a lot of shit going on in Manitoba (and the world) right...

There's No Neutral on Racism

It’s anti-racism week in Winnipeg and as an elementary school teacher, I feel a little baffled that I wasn’t among the first to know. I...

Growing a Reader

I just finished reading a book called The Library Book by Susan Orleans, it was delightful and that’s not a word I use lightly. It was a...

The Magic of Cookies

Time is in short supply right now. There are a lot of different hands pulling at the small shreds of time that I have available....

Major Adjustments

If you have ever visited a chiropractor or physiotherapist, you probably know a little about getting adjusted. Sometimes, it’s really...

Getting Older

This week, I’m not going to write about education and the pandemic. I know It’s the topic of the day. In much of my world, it is all...

Planning in the Time of Covid

When I said last week that there was nothing to be gained by worrying, I meant it. The rational and logical parts of my brain stand...

Please Do The Impossible

Let’s productively discuss the impossible. I know that sounds a bit like an oxymoron, but if there was ever a time for thinking outside...

All About Family

Sometimes thinking about family feels a little like thinking about the Grand Canyon, it’s almost too big and vast and deep to comprehend....

Shut Up and Listen

It’s Monday and usually I would have a whole 24 more hours before I would start to feel panicked because my blog has four beginnings, but...

Nothing to go on

I don’t want to write this blog today. I don’t want to write about the head games that the provincial government is playing with the...

The Cost of Kindness

Kindness, connection, racism, hate are the words that have been chasing each other around in my mind. I think they hold the answer to why...

So, How Does It End?

This is the fifth blog beginning for this week. Somehow, I just can’t get my words together. I know what I want to say, but it feels so...

This is Not a Rant

I have a headache, I haven’t slept much in the last month and I don’t know how to write this blog so that it isn’t just a whining rant. I...