Tag Archives: Canada

Morning in Red Rock

I woke up one minute before my alarm. 5:29 am. A confused and sleepy dog beside me, I quickly got up, grabbed a light jacket, my phone, and slipped the harness over Cooper’s fur. There was already a hint of … Continue reading

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Figuring out Priorities

Having more time at home has allowed me to reevaluate some of the things that are important to me, or should be. Although I’m an artist, I wouldn’t say I’ve been producing enough art, and I’d like that to change. … Continue reading

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Art + Innovation

Every now and then, a student will surprise me.  My grade 9 art class is studying the Group of Seven, Tom Thomson and Emily Carr as part of their final task.  They have some written work as well as a … Continue reading

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Have you heard of UNESCO? Do you know what UNESCO does? Most people will answer yes to the first question, but some might hesitate on the second question. In 1945, UNESCO was created in order to respond to the firm belief … Continue reading

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An Interview with Roy MacGregor

My grade 9 #NipRockArt students were thrilled to have the opportunity to speak with Roy MacGregor today via Skype.  The class is busy working on their culminating assignment as semester one draws to a close, and his research has helped … Continue reading

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Cold, eh?

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Living in North Western Ontario is pretty wonderful… but it isn’t easy to smile when it’s anywhere below -30 degrees Celsius.  Right now, we’re in the middle of a deep freeze, making it … Continue reading

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