Tag Archives: education

The Opiod Crisis Is So Bad That Librarians Are Learning To Deal with Drug Overdoses

This article is from the US and talks about libraries in Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco but I know firsthand that librarians and library workers across Canada and right here in Regina regularly deal with people who are drunk, on drugs, or occasionally even actively using on library premises in washrooms or elsewhere. It presents […]

Music Monday – “It’s Canada Day up Canada way on the first day of July/And we’re shoutin’ “hooray” up Canada way, when the maple leaf flies high.”

Is there any musician that defines Canada more than Stompin’ Tom?  And is there a better song to post on this long weekend of Canada’s 150th Anniversary? “Canada Day Up Canada Way” – Stompin’ Tom Connors

Why Pro Wrestling Is A Perfect Metaphor For Trump’s Presidency (And Ten Things Donald Trump Learned From ‘rasslin)

Trump continues to do things that no President has ever done before. As a lifelong fan of wrestling, I agree with much of what this commentator says (and have said it myself as well – scroll down to “American Idol” in this post from right after he won the Presidency.) Basically, in my view, Trump is […]

End of Year Track Meet

One of the things that seems like a downside of my current job at a branch is that I have to do some evening and weekend work. But sometimes that turns out to be an advantage. Because I worked this past weekend, I had Monday and Tuesday off.  And so I was able to go […]

What Are Some Books That Everyone Studying Biology Should Read?

Actually, anyone who wants to be informed about the world around them should read many of these books.

Mike Bossy: Letter To My Younger Self

The Player’s Tribute site has some brilliant writing by famous athletes. Today’s post is by my favourite hockey player of all-time. Dear 14-year-old Mike, I write to you today as a 60-year-old man, and I have some news from the future that you probably aren’t going to believe. There are 30 teams in the NHL […]

Saturday Snap – Thrasher

I have no idea what move this is (ollie?) but Pace assures me that it’s cool. 😉

Friday Fun Link – Barack Obama’s Coolest Presidential Moments

Ah, simpler times…  

Friday Fun Link – What Word Do You Always Mispell?

Reddit’s AskReddit community has lots of good, if repetitive, questions including people regularly asking what words other people regularly misspell.

Some Random Thoughts From #rcmpmusicalride in #yqr

A group of eight of us were very excited to take in the “Canada 150” Edition of the RCMP Musical Ride last night, not least of which because Shea’s cousin’s husband is an RCMP member who has been training for the last couple years so that he could be riding in the Tattoo for this […]