Monthly Archives: July 2015

take a break during crisis moments…

http://99u.com/articles/50885/6-ways-to-quickly-restore-sanity-to-your-day?utm_source=99U&utm_campaign=4a2e487bde-Weekly_05_10_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_bdabfaef00-4a2e487bde-152430605 “It may seem counter-intuitive, but it is during your most stressful, crisis-filled times that you most need to take regular breaks. We often view taking ten as a bonus, an added reward on a slow day, and not the … Continue reading

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Wade Davis’s, Into the Silence, evokes powerful metaphors…

Perhaps one of my fabourite books. As a teacher-librarian and avid reader I have read 30-60 books a year. This thoroughly researched historical narrative is in my top ten. As a hiker and mountaineer, it struck an emotional chord. As … Continue reading

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Turn blood into ink…

“The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink.”– T.S.Eliot   

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“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger—something better, pushing right … Continue reading

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it is what you read.. -O.Wilde

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” -Oscar Wilde    

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Summer 2015 kicks off- RR time and photography

https://flic.kr/s/aHskeWW4Mq A few of my recent favourites…. Summer 2015 has been quite delightful and very hot. 🙂

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