Monthly Archives: March 2012

March Break: St. Adèle Chapter

Before March my break my friend sent me a link to a Dealfind at Le Chantecler, a fancy (by my standards, which admittedly, are not fancy at all) hotel in St. Adèle, a small town in the Laurentians. For $119, … Continue reading

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The Case Against Shoe Laces

So I have a friend. Well, She is really my daughter’s friend, but I think of her as my friend too. Most Fridays, we get together with her mother and her to celebrate the end of the week. We order … Continue reading

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The Political education of our children: some thoughts on Something Fierce

I recently read the 2012 Canada Reads selection, SomethingFierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter by Carmen Aguirre and it got me thinking about my own politics. And consequently,  the job I am doing instilling a political consciousness in my own … Continue reading

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Three Historical Novels + One Steampunk for the Middle School Child

I have taken it upon myself to try and read all the books in the school’s English Curriculum. These are divided between books the whole class reads and books that only sections of the class read for their reader’s circles. … Continue reading

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