It must have been the winter of 2005 when I went with friends to Place des Arts in Montreal to take in the winter festivities. I distinctly remember having roasted chestnuts for the first time then. We bought them from a street vendor and they came in a hot paper bag.

The Contents of My Sink

Here is what is currently in my sink: ten coffee mugs three short (highball) glasses, two used for coffee and one for juice one tall glass, used for coffee three bowls two spoons the cat’s wet food bowl Yep, I haven’t done the dishes for a few days.

Math That’ll Mess With Your Head

I just went into the school’s office to register for a brush-up session for Primary/Junior (K-6) math. You see, as part of my program, I have to sit an exam that’ll test my competency in math. I believe this is Ontario’s way of ensuring that teachers actually know math, before they teach it.