Enter the MOOC: free online education

“You can go downtown,” I used to say to my son, “but you can’t just hang. You have to have something to do.” I abhorred the thought of my kid just hanging around Main Street, looking bored.¬† I’ve felt sort of like one of those teenagers these last few weeks. Just hangin’. An aimless Hum-de-dum-dum,… Continue reading Enter the MOOC: free online education

My last day of work!

What an emotional day I’ve had today – my last day of working at Yukon College. I am now officially retired! People popped¬†in all day to say hello and goodbye, and every time I left my office, I would return to find another card or gift or kind wish waiting for me. In the afternoon,… Continue reading My last day of work!

Just Write {6} The Hallmark of Summer’s End

Driving in to work this morning down the wilderness highway from Fox Lake we pass the first clusters of school children standing in the clear morning light at the ends of long driveways waiting for the first glimpse of the yellow school bus to appear on the horizon. Tendrils and wisps of fog rise from… Continue reading Just Write {6} The Hallmark of Summer’s End