A Mascara Substitute

I discovered something today! My lashes have been drying out from all the mascara and make up remover that I’ve been using, so lately I’ve been conditioning them regularly with Vaseline before bed. This morning, I didn’t feel like wearing mascara, so I decided to do a little experimenting. I got the inspiration from Michelle…

Unexpected Poetry

As you may or may not know, I have always enjoyed creative writing, whether it is reading or writing it. So naturally, I have my students do a little creative writing every now and then. For the most recent one, I gave them a picture and they had to create a story just by looking…

Breakfast is my Favourite

Usually I’m too rushed to actually sit down to a good breakfast, but when I do have the time, I love making myself a simple and tasty meal. My boss had recently gifted the staff at the school with homemade granola so I immediately tried it with yogurt and it is goooood. My other favourite…

God is Like Rehab

While on the train this early morning, I was thinking to myself for the umpteenth time this month “I really need to start doing my devotions again.” I keep telling myself this and I’ve meant to pick up my Bible and start journaling and praying, but I just never got around to it. I’ve been…

Time for a Change?

I’ve noticed that I am beginning to start my all too familiar work – veg out – sleep cycle. I like to think that I learned it from my university days and I’m sure the majority of you know what I’m talking about. It pretty much goes something like this: I come home after a…

Talking about Alzheimer’s with Students

This week’s theme is on health and the body, and I don’t know why exactly, but I got excited thinking about doing a lesson on disease. I think it’s a topic that everyone can relate to in some way and/or have something to say about it. So last night as I was planning for a…