Category Archives: construction

Changes

I am back to working from home full time. For the past twelve weeks I have been teaching a hybrid schedule. All mornings were at home and three afternoons were spent in the socially distance conscious classroom with a mask … Continue reading

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A Little Warmth

As October draws to a close, the weather, predictably, has started to cool down. While I haven’t broken out a jacket, I have done some things to adjust to the changing temperatures. The best of these, and incidentally Today’s Perfect … Continue reading

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Signs of Progress

Transportation projects irk me. I think it is because they promise so much but take so much time and inconvenience so many people.  Every day I need to go to work or go south on Yonge Street, I think the … Continue reading

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View From My Window

My students were deep into an interesting discussion about learning strategies, learning experiences, and teachers, when I spotted something outside my window.  Just like when I pass a construction site, there is something that made it hard to look away. This … Continue reading

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My Crosswalk

  Sometimes it is the little things in life that can bring you immense joy. Such a statement is not really surprising to anyone anymore.  We all know of the joys of a cup of hot chocolate on a winter … Continue reading

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Progress

I am sorry for placing a picture of a sandwich at the top of this blog.  It was a delicious sandwich that caused a number of comments.  In fact, my students suggested I make them all sandwiches–or one giant sandwich … Continue reading

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A Slump

  I’m in a bit of a writing slump. I know there are Perfect Moments happening all around me, but when it comes time to record them, they seem to disappear.  Today, I distinctly remember thinking that something should be … Continue reading

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Bus Stories–Not the Passengers This Time

I consider this a bonus blog. I could have saved it for tomorrow, but now is as good a time as any.  It really isn’t a perfect moment, but the thoughts of it are churning around in my head and … Continue reading

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What I Woke Up To

I woke up to: Anticipation. It was the season opener for the Notre Dame football team.  While I have more anticipation for the Leafs opening game, this is good second one as far as sports is concerned.  I hadn’t done … Continue reading

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The Dog Who Wanted a Coke

If there’s one thing I am sure of, it is that my girlfriend loves dogs. She gets pretty excited when she sees one “in the wild”–this could be anywhere, and includes being on a leash.  The thing is that her … Continue reading

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