I made my first video with iMovie and debuted it on YouTube tonight. I even made popcorn to watch it. I was nervous at first, but felt very proud and accomplished when all was done, only to be brought back to earth by my teenage son who was quick to point out that I had… Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action…
https://www.flickr.com/photos/50375088@N00/6739221079 "Cheese and wine in Blenheim" by redshoes_nz is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 Have you ever wondered why wine and cheese are always paired together? After a few weeks of getting to know different types of wines, I have realized it comes down to good old chemistry. It starts with recognizing two very important… Continue reading Cheese + Wine = Chemistry
These words of Ben Franklin are so true today. If I compare the change in technology from one generation to another I believe that this is the fastest-changing technology landscape we've ever been in. Twenty years ago, I didn't have an email address, and now it's hard to imagine life without email. Fifteen years ago,… Continue reading “When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.” – Ben Franklin
My hope for my first week of research was that I could go out and confidently pick a serious bottle of wine. My first step is understanding wine better. It is like watching a hockey game. If you don't understand the rules, or the aim, then it is difficult to follow and enjoy. I need… Continue reading Wine is Intimidating!
I originally thought Twitter was just another form of social media, but because I did not understand it and saw no reason to put personal statements (tweets) out there for people to judge, I stayed away. Since starting my journey in education I have been told by a few people that they love this platform,… Continue reading Flattening my walls….
I am an optimist and I don't stress about things that are out of my control, however I do like being prepared. There is a lot of uncertainty about what will happen in the fall and if schools will open their doors. As the situation in the province evolves, and as public health restrictions on… Continue reading I Have Rose Coloured Glasses..
I use to enjoy making food and entertaining my friends, and then I had a kids. Don't get me wrong, they are definitely not a burden and it is not that I don't enjoy providing for them, it is just that the joy of cooking has disappeared now that it has become a chore. Cooking… Continue reading Learning to Combine Two Loves