Today I Did Not Throw Up

...but it was a near thing, I'll tell you.I took the kids to Thomas Amusments (for those who aren't local, this is a little travelling fair with ride that migrates around Newfoundland all summer, spending a few weeks in every mall parking lot). They were eager to take me on a ride they went on …

Enterprise Education

Technically, I'm a social studies teacher, although it's my second subject area and I've done much more teaching in my first area, which is English. But as far as the government of Newfoundland is concerned, I'm more or less qualified to teach any course on the social studies curriculum. So far I've only ever had …

Funny … isn’t it?

After two sappy end-of-school-year posts this week, I promised to be light and witty. I'm about to head out to Eastport for my annual and long-anticipated writers' retreat, so to tide my faithful readers (Hi Mom! Hi Dad!) over the weekend, I thought I'd post something funny.Except then I started to wonder about what's funny.A …

A Pair of Queens

This unlikely-looking photo from church today shows me with my friend Sherry and my cousin Jennifer (I'm the one without the crown). It was Women's Ministries Sabbath and the theme was on the book of Esther, so (for fairly obvious reasons) I was asked to take the sermon. Actually I was asked to "do something …

HUGE Geek Alert!!

I just found out something so cool and it is about me and a Star Trek personage, so all my geekier friends will really appreciate it.A little background: about 15 years ago my aunt, Bernice Morgan, wrote a novel called Random Passage which became a bestseller here in Newfoundland because it's all about early settlers …

Welcome to my Lab

It's all a big experiment. I'm trying to see if I can recreate the wonderfulness that is Hypergraffiti on Blogger so that I can update more regularly. If you're reading this, it worked.