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What Trumps a Beautiful Sunrise

Red sky at night, sailors’ delight. Red sky at morning, sailors take warning. I remember that line being uttered by James Garner in the movie The Great Escape. It has always stuck with me and in the morning I was … Continue reading

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Breaking a Few Eggs

I used to love making omelettes. Then I fell out of love with the idea.  Maybe I read something somewhere that said I shouldn’t eat eggs. Maybe I got lazy.  Maybe I fell in love with another food. Today, for … Continue reading

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Playing Hooky

I played hooky from school today. I know I am the teacher, and technically it isn’t hooky, but it feels so much better to say it that way. It means all the indulgences of today (a couple of which I … Continue reading

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What Summer Smells Like

One of the things I do moderately well as an ESL teacher is monitor. While the students are talking in groups, or pairs, I can usually pick out their errors over the din of the crowd.  It could be grammar … Continue reading

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Baking for Breakfast….Kind of

Years and years ago, I went to South Carolina on a rare family vacation that did not involve camping in Northern Ontario.  Besides some great sights, I really loved that they served biscuits rather than bread rolls every place I … Continue reading

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