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Canada or Australia?

Canada or Australia?

Too bad we live in a country where sun isn’t bountiful. When I was growing up I often asked my parents about their immigration choice. You see, at the time they were considering leaving England, they told me there were two countries accepting British immigrants...
Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatcher Re-structuring and redundant. I don’t like these words. I don’t like reading them. I don’t like writing them. And, I certainly don’t like having them applied to me! But that’s what happened recently. The company I had worked...
On getting older and where to live

On getting older and where to live

This is a precious memory. When my mom and all her friends were younger, they would talk about how they would buy a house and all live together when they got very old. Apparently, in their house those who were most senile (their words, not mine) would live on the top...
The Stone

The Stone

During my career I have traveled extensively and attended a great number of educational conferences. This has allowed me to meet many wonderful educators, students, authors, speakers, and one priest. The priest was a presenter at one of the conferences I attended. He...