Today signals the end of my first writing course through U of T. When I began, I decided I would see how this one went before deciding to sign up for another. I signed up for two courses for the spring. Obviously it went well. It’s not about marks here; you get a pass/fail. It went …

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Every day, it’s something new and, most often, detrimental coming from the Ontario Education Minister. It’s hard to keep up with what’s happening in education in Ontario, but to date, I cannot think of anything that’s been done in the true interests of students. I understand that education is a heavy draw on the financial …

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I am presently spending a lot of time on my final assignment so I give over this week’s posting space to Mary Oliver. Again. Some Things The World Gave 1 Times in the morning early when it rained and the long gray buildings came forward from darkness offering their windows for light. 2 Evenings out …

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Recently, in my snail mail subscription package from @hellowriter (part of the wonderful Firefly Creative Writing group), there was a prompt to write about what life has taught me. This is far from a thoroughly exhaustive list, but here goes: This life has taught me that raising my children was the greatest gift to myself. …

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