Tag: All Star Reading Challenge

Bye-bye February

Don’t know what happened to February, but it seems it’s March already. We got snow-dumped a few times last month, but it’s almost all disappeared due to double digit temperatures this past week or so. In late January, I visited two schools in Toronto as part of the All-Star Reading Challenge for grade 5 students.…

Celebrating Girls and Women

My little town of Wolfville, Nova Scotia, is having its own version of the Women’s March on Washington tomorrow, with participants, as one voice, reading Maya Angelou’s poem, “Phenomenal Woman.” (Performed so beautifully by Ruthie Foster in this video.) The basic principle behind the March is that: “Women’s rights are human rights, regardless of a…