Mammal Mondays: Seasonal Walking

Walking with The Shermanator is a treat and a joy in the warmer months. We trek all over the place, him trotting gleefully beside me while I bop along to whatever is on my iPod. Here is a photo from one such walk, taken in happier times: Sadly, the season of gleeful walks has ended…

Mammal Mondays: The Pedometer Made Us Do It

I bought a new iPod nano yesterday. This one is a major improvement over my existing model, a seven or eight year-old 80 GB classic that is overkill for walking with Sherman and to work. My new iPod is also a lovely colour blue, which makes my heart happy. Because my MacBook is so very…

Mammal Mondays: Walking to the Library

As I mentioned when I reviewed the novel this weekend, Sherman and I walked to the library to pick up my copy of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Technically, there is a small branch of Edmonton Public Library very close to my house, but getting there by car means braving serious traffic and I…

A Walk for the Soul

I realized today I haven’t written for my wee blog since Monday, which was rather pathetic considering I wrote every day for a year. It’s been a stupid week all around, and we might talk about that later, but please be advised it involved a field trip, two professional development days, a provincial writing exam,…

Hoofin’ It

I had two days of assessment marking in City Centre this week. While I normally hop the bus when I have stuff to do downtown (I refuse to drive in traffic that dense) earlier this week the weather was so beautiful that I decided to walk. Google Maps informed me the walk was just shy…