Tag Archives: Toronto

Back in the Classroom

The students have been clamouring for it and today we made it a reality. We had face to face classes for the first time since mid March. For me, it was the first time back in the classroom since mid … Continue reading

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Play-by-Play

In my last year at University I became a born again Toronto Maple Leafs fan.  That year, I watched or listened to every game.  This was no mean feat as I didn’t have cable TV and there wasn’t widespread adoption … Continue reading

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Driving At Night

Driving at night is not always good.  Sometimes the lights of other cars is blinding.  Sometimes the traffic jams and the sea of red brake lights can give you a headache.  Having nothing on the radio can only make this … Continue reading

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Appreciation

I am still not completely processed the whole, I’m now 50 thing yet. However, I have had to write that on a few forms and it is starting to sink in.  Expect some blogs in the next few days to … Continue reading

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Brightening my Break

Today’s Perfect Moment came upon me while walking through the halls during my break time. I teach a lot of a hours in a day to compress my work schedule.  Work has been very accommodating about this (and to others … Continue reading

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A Job Well Done

You know that part of the airplane journey where the captain comes on over the loudspeaker and tells you about the flight you are going to take. The Captain predicts the flying time, claims that we are going to be … Continue reading

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The First Snowfall

Today’s Perfect Moment is not this snowfall that I had ignored during weather forecast part of my morning radio show. Instead, it is my students’ reactions to the snowfall which are the amazing part.  It happens every year, but I … 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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Little Tibet

I would describe myself as a computer user of moderate ability. I have a few blogs, an instagram account, and a facebook account or two.  While I consider this a big deal, most of my students can rhyme off a … Continue reading

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After Work

When the long week of work was done.

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