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Lisa Helm

We are loving Gatsby!

My English students are studying Gatsby.  For a writing assignment I get them to choose (and this is THE most difficult part of the assignment) their favourite quote from the novel…. then write. They can responded any number of ways, I just want them to write. Write unencumbered, Write with […]

Review “Sleep in Peace Tonight”

I recieved this Advanced Reading Copy from goodreads. “Sleep in Peace Tonight” is a novel I didn’t expect to like as much as I did. Sure,I enjoy learning history through the use of story but WWII has never been a favourite historical event of mine, and being a Canadian I […]

Hurray for Summer Reading!

Summer!  Sand, surf, BBQs, fruity drinks with umbrellas, and books!  Lots and lots of books.  I see summer as a time of literary exploration where I can muck about with titles and tombs I wouldn’t normally reading during the year because spare time is at a premium. Classics, gothic, mystery, […]

Convenient Company

“How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book”. ~Henry David Thoreau, Walden
 I’ve always relied on books for company. In fact I can remember the titles of specific books that have kept me company during some of the loneliest times […]

Imagine!!

It's All About Life Long Learning!

Ink in the Brain

This blog is about stuff from my brain. Ranging from play-doh to Plato. Hopefully you find something you like within that spectrum.

Blossoming Spirits

Currently Streaming My Conciousness

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

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