Tag: Learning

  • Questions from the dinner table

    Questions from the dinner table

    I never liked the question, “what did you learn today?” Something in my teenaged brain ruffled by the conversation starter most adults like to use. This type of query runs along the same line as, “how are you today?” I feel like the only good response would be to throw it back and ask what…

  • Birthday pondering, another year wiser?

    Birthday pondering, another year wiser?

    It is Spring and the birthday season is in full swing. In my family, there are a whole lot of us born around this time. It starts slow, a couple in the short days of February, bringing some sunshine into that month. Then we have a couple more in March and then 5 + 1…

  • The creative girl I used to be

    Yesterday I had the opportunity to sit with an elder and have a long chat. We were trapped together on a plane for the long haul from London to Vancouver. He was much older than me and works for the Canadian Government, doing important things. I spend most of my time working in the apparel…

  • Superwoman education hacking

    Superwoman education hacking

    “In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these.”   ~Paul Harvey Our family had the interesting experience of getting through a labor dispute between teachers and the government. It went on for too long to simply do nothing. The job action started before the summer and continued into…