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Wednesday, 15 June 2016 12:03

It’s by teaching that we learn most

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Arigato. The Japanese use this word to say thank you. It was one of the words my students showed me a few summers ago. Along with some limited vocabulary in their language, my class also taught me about their culture.

If you follow this column, you know that I like to share inspiring stories with you, especially of people who undertake long-distance journeys. This is one of those stories.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 13:47

Passions are contagious; what are yours?

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We’ve all felt it. You know what I mean. It’s that feeling of hesitation when we aren’t sure how much to say about a subject or hobby we find interesting.

Thursday, 17 March 2016 10:49

Time well spent with one of my heroes

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Joannie Rochette is one of my heroes. The Canadian figure skater lost her mother to a heart attack during the 2010 Vancouver Games. A few days after her mom’s sudden death, Rochette won a bronze medal, a testament to her strength and determination. She described her Olympic experience at a conference I attended recently and afterwards I got to meet her.

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