Sep 14, 2020

IT’S LIKE RIDING A BIKE

By |2020-09-14T13:49:09-07:00September 14, 2020|, |

This summer, while camping, our three-year-old learned how to ride his bike without training wheels (yes, prepare yourself for many “proud mama bear” blog posts from this principal). Earlier in the summer, he was hesitant to try, enjoying the ease and speed with which he cruised the side streets of East Abbotsford on his orange [...]

Aug 27, 2019

HOW WAS YOUR SUMMER?

By |2019-09-09T09:16:29-07:00August 27, 2019|, |

I’m an educator, and yes that means (generally speaking) summer is indeed a break from the regular rhythm of the school year…and yes, we educators are blessed to enjoy time off that most other industries don’t have the luxury of. I like to refer to summer holidays as a teachers’ Sabbath. It’s an intentional break [...]

Jan 9, 2019

TREES

By |2019-01-14T10:32:27-08:00January 9, 2019|, |

There are multiple trees in my back yard. Each of them has a story: 1. MAPLE TREE The beautiful maple tree—an Autumn Blaze that sits squarely at the mid-point of our back yard property line allowing for site-lines from all of our backyard windows. My parents gave me this tree for my birthday 12 years ago [...]

Sep 10, 2018

A HERO’S LEGACY

By |2018-09-17T15:56:56-07:00September 10, 2018|, |

12 000 kms in 30 days. Seeing pandas and penguins at the Calgary Zoo (the penguins were much more interesting), stopping at the geographical center of North America (unplanned) and the longitudinal center of Canada (planned), kayaking and tubing down lazy rivers in North Michigan, getting much closer to the foot of Niagara Falls than [...]

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