Purple-Striped Elephants to the Rescue

Try to imagine some purple in between those lines on this sweet, but rather enormous animal because for some strange reason, I couldn’t actually find an image of a purple-striped elephant?!? I just don’t understand it. I really don’t. It’s completely selfish behaviour and it lacks common sense which seems to have gone right out …

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Alright, So I am a Teacher… In Pandemic Times Nonetheless

But please understand, I don't want to be defined by my choice of profession which is why I haven't disclosed what my job is before on my blog. So much of what I do is public and open to public scrutiny that I just wanted to be able to keep at least one part of …

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Private Answers in a Publicly Funded System?

  One simple phone call and two business days later, I was driving across the city to my much-needed MRI appointment.  I bet you are thinking, Wow--Canada must have a super efficient healthcare system.  Impressive!  That's the place to go for help.  I would be of the same mindset if I were reading this.  Almost …

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What If I Could Have Made a Small Difference and Chose Not To?

Life can be complicated no matter who you are--age, gender, race, culture, religion, geographical location, etc.  In fact, you can't expect to go through this world of ours without your fair share of challenges in amongst those moments of clarity and elation; the ones we all aspire to achieve, hopefully more than once or twice. …

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