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So here we are. Stuck at home for who knows how long, but maybe it is a blessing in disguise ? We learned about this type of thing in history class when we...

Look into my crystal ball

Daniel is searching for a university and I love that Europe has so many options for young adults. Last week his Grade 11 class went to Paris to visit a university fair. He said he felt sad...
What a year this has been! Not too many complaints really. I think the biggest thing we did this year was take three weeks off to travel around Europe in the van. I loved every second of...
It was one hell of a week! Friday evening Angelina came home with a fever. I gave her 200 mg. of ibuprofen and sat her in front of the TV to relax. She went to bed. The...
A typical teenager has problems with staying focussed in class, staying focussed at home too, and like so many children in general, panics before tests and going back to school after a vacation break. Being a teacher for nearly...
We finally get a real vacation, not a three day weekend, not carting around a student on vacation with us (although with Dora it is always fun), but a real vacation! I absolutely unplugged during these three...
When I received one of these delicate ceramic birds as a thank-you from a mother whose boys have been coming to our LivEnglish program for the last three years, I felt so very special. Not because getting...
SO here we are in southern France visiting our favourite region; Languedoc Roussillon or should I say Occitanie as they have changed it since we left; where rolling hills covered in grapevines bump against the edge of the meandering Canal...
A post from a less educated individual about the more educated, and the opinion of how economic discrimination sadly still prevails over who gets the golden tickets to success. These are, of course, my own personal experiences...
I must be crazy! I bought this very slimming black one piece bathsuit about 8 kilos ago. I looked at each morning as motivation! Today I went to Valencia Lake, Hungary and wore...