Author Archives: kroondyk

Parents: Our First Teachers

We all know that our parents are our first teachers. What we learn from them, we secure deep into our very selves and take that knowledge into the vast world. Our parents shape our fundamental understanding of every bit of … Continue reading

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Too Many Books…Too Little Time!

These are the books I’m hoping to dive into in the near future. Some have been on my list for years; I’ve collected the titles from friends, colleagues, students, or even simply walking through Chapters…you never know when a book will … Continue reading

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Books I’ve Read & Enjoyed

I am trying to make a list of books I’ve read and enjoyed in recent years. My humble rating of each book is in the brackets. Perhaps you can use this as a “to read” list for yourself, if you … Continue reading

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Must Love Lists

Are you a ‘list’ person? I am. Everywhere I look, whether at home or at work, lists run my life…grocery shopping lists, to do lists, to fix lists….you name it. Here are a few lists you can make for yourself … Continue reading

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Got the Itch?

Got the Itch? Wanna start Writing? Here are a few prompts to get your wheels rolling… 1. An old couple stops you in the street and says you’d be perfect for the job… 2. The entire neighbourhood is beige and … Continue reading

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The Classics

One of my goals while on maternity leave this past year was to read as many of ‘the classics’ as I could. Through the sleepless nights and piles of laundry, I managed to read a few off my list: The … Continue reading

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More Than Words…

I am telling this story because previous students have gotten a kick out of it, and I think lots of you may have had similar experiences…. As a teenager, I thrived on those emotional, hormonal moments that all teenagers experience, … Continue reading

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