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Life Learning (Magazine and Book)-Contributor
I glance up from supervising a child when a most wondrous sight catches my eye: snow flakes are softly falling outside the window. Great, fluffy flakes float gently down from a purple sky. It brings to mind a cherished snow globe I had as a child. It was a famous landmark – the Eiffel Tower I think – encased in a plastic dome. When I shook it, the little white flakes would descend in a swirling mass, to land at the bottom. Then I’d do it all over again. The toy would amaze and amuse me for hours on end.
It’s a magical world, but the teacher has a different opinion. She hurries over to the window where the children are already gathered to watch the snow fall. Swiftly, abruptly, she draws the curtains closed. “The children are getting distracted,” she says.
My hand hovers uncertainly over my pregnant belly. Is this what awaits her? Read more.
Greenbelt needs allies as cities look to open protected land for housing (cbcHamilton) Oct 2016
Too many communities left out of the Greenbelt Thespec.com July, 2016
Rethinking the Garden Hamilton Magazine Spring 2016
As a Society, we’re still in the Adolescent Phase (Thespec.com) May 2016
Grow your kids interest in Nature with a Butterfly Garden (ParentsCanada Magazine) April/May 2016
Born to Walk Sept 2015
Greenbelt worth protecting (thespec.com) June 2015
The Greenbelt Brings Ontarians TogetherApril 2015
Powering Sacred Spaces with Renewable Energy March 2015
Solar Energy: A leap of faith Feb 2015
The best place to raise a pollinator Feb 2015
Protecting Pollinator Health Jan. 2015
Revitalizing the Y(Toronto Star) Nov. 2014
Food Sovereignty (United Church Observer). Oct. 2014
Divest Sept 2014
Greening Anglican Parishes: stories Sept 2014
Active Transportation (Alive Magazine, Sept. 2014).
The Hamilton Spectator August, 2014
United Church Observer September, 2013
Failure is the New Winning Jan 2015
Were do ideas come from? Nov. 2014
Pay it forward yoga on Barton St, Jan 2016
Tales of a Hamiltonian in Montreal August, 2015
Natural Born Learners: Unschooling and Autonomy in Education(With Dr. Carlo Ricci, Nipissing University). This is a book project about unschooling/self directed learning. It is a project based on interviews from the Radio Free School program from 2002 to 2010. (2014).