Book Talk: Burgling The Hobbit

People make inferences all the time, sometimes tinged with past experiences they miss something major, others times things give off a set of wordless vibes, tucked at the back of your mind until later. For instance, I knew my grade 7 Language Arts class, now called English Language Arts (ELA), had a different makeup of …

Music Monday: Teacher Teacher by 38 Special

  Am I ready for the real world, will I pass the test? You know it's a jungle out there Ain't nothin' gonna stop me, I won't be second best, But the joke's on those who believe the system's fair, oh yeah People go back to school in increments in Winnipeg. Students at the college …

Music Monday: Two ‘Pressure’-Themed Songs

At ten past the hour, I would get up from the front desk at school, and do a head count. Sometimes someone else does the headcount, leaving me to get up to move around to push in chairs. It's a way not to stiffen my back, and keep things moving. I leave the students alone, …

Up to My Eyeballs

Tweeting my head off regarding the upcoming mayoral elections here in Winnipeg. School returned to session, complete with beginning-of-the-year techno-glitches, and all I want is chocolate...and Richard Armitage. Perhaps for Richard Armitage to buy me chocolate. This will pass and I will write something coherent.  Hang in there dear readers.