2016 round-up

2016 Round-Up: Your Top 16 in ’16

THANK YOU. You’ve visited this site more than 26,000 times in 2016. You’ve liked, shared, and commented on Facebook. You’ve...

swiftwater rescue swimming

Book Excerpt: Swiftwater Rescue Failure

I stood near the eddy in a faded mauve and blue wetsuit, shifting my weight left, right, left, right, toying...

winter solstice

Wordless Wednesdays: Winter Solstice

fall camp

Book Excerpt: Welcome to Fall Camp

I crept to the edge of the rock as a nineteen year-old flung herself off of it into the swift...

Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley lessons learned

3 Lessons Learned from my First Term of Teaching

As I make my way through grading 25 marketing and small business proposals, here are three lessons learned from my...

it's time

Short Reflection: It’s Time

It’s time, time for a night outdoors to clear the barrage of bad news out of my head for a...

Arrival at WT

Book Excerpt: Arrival

My bus chirped with the sounds of friends getting caught up after a summer away and second year students getting...