It was a windy morning in St. John's, but a beautiful blue sky hugged the horizon of the North Atlantic as I looked out from Signal Hill. Today has been overwhelming... so many emotions and yet a busy day that kept my mind somewhat distracted from the big picture, which was probably a good thing!
Beattie Garden - Kamloops BC
James Gordon lives in Kamloops, BC and is a father of two sons. This is an initiative he took on with his sons' school during his Master's program.
The Beattie School of the Arts Outdoor Garden Classroom was officially started June 11, 2009. It started as a Masters program project and has since developed into a much loved and important part of this neighbourhood K to 7 school of 300+ students...
A Few More Days
Well, after 15 years of dreaming about this and the past year spent planning it, I sit in St. John’s, NL days away from beginning this run across Canada. As we took the ferry on Tuesday from Sydney, NS to Port-Au-Basques, NL, I watched the big swells of the North Atlantic and thought… “there’s no turning back now”!
Lighting The Fire
When the '88 Olympics were in Calgary, the torch made its way across Canada, similar to the recent Vancouver Games. I was in grade 7 and living in Winnipeg. Our school was let out midday to walk over to Portage Ave. where the torch relay was taking place. We all had mini torches in hand - ready to have them lit by the official torch. Portage Avenue was buzzing and as I got my mini torch lit...
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