It was nearing the end of August, closing in on the last possible moment for me to begin my trek West, back across Canada to end my summer vacation of perfection. Plan A was go home, teach for a few more months until I was permanently certified in Alberta, then make the official move to the East Coast. But, I didn’t have a signed contract at my old school, there was no guarantee that I would even have a job when I got home. Plan B was to apply for jobs here and hope for the best. Continue reading “Canada x3…”
The Comfort Zone
I have come across this short story on social media a few times, and always fall in love with it; about a young man throwing starfish into the ocean and being questioned why he was wasting his time because he’d never get them all back in the water, his response being “it makes a difference to one.” Continue reading “Canada x3”
Do we ever really know what we’re doing with our lives?
As the school year draws closer to an end, there has been a lot of talk throughout my school of ‘spring fever’. We all know it, dictionary.com defines it as “a listless, lazy, or restless feeling commonly associated with the beginning of spring.”
I always grew up being told honesty is the best policy…Sometimes as an adult in charge of young humans, I struggle with where the limit is. Never in a rude or inappropriate way, but in the how many life-truths should I actually share.