Happy Halloween!

I love Halloween, the brightness and frivolity of the fall season combined with costumes and candy. I’m currently in the process of a Halloween tradition: watching Hocus Pocus. I’ve never been a big fan of horror movies, so Hocus Pocus is one of the only Halloween...

What I’m Reading – Dear Canada

I’ve recently purchased most of the Dear Canada books and am on the hunt for the few remaining. They’re a well written collection of 36 books designed to get young people engaged in history. Their target age group is about 12, but good writing doesn’t have an age...

Why Greek mythology?

I have loved Greek mythology since I first learned it existed when I was 10 years old. We studied Greece in Grade 5 and it’s been a fascination of mine for all the years since. Before the days of reliably fast internet at home I devoured books upon books on the topic...