Hockey Old Timers Fight Cancer

By on Mar 29, 2015 in Personal, Sports, The Power of One, Uncategorized

Getting the chance to re-connect with someone from my past is a rare and unexpected treat and then finding out that we have something in common is even better. Meet John Thompson – a retired Vice-Principal. Did I say retired?? How is that possible that I have friends who are old enough to be retired? Clearly this is a blog post for a different day. John and I met...

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Just for Fun – Judge for Yourself – Short Program Edition

By on Mar 26, 2015 in Uncategorized

If you want to understand what is going on during the singles figure skating events at Worlds in Shanghai this week, then this is for you. I have updated our fun and interactive game that I call:  Judge for Yourself.  You get the chance to be the judging and technical panel from the comfort of your own home! As we have done in the past, we decided on giving you just...

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Volunteer at the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games -says Patrick Chan

By on Jul 7, 2014 in Personal, Skating, Sports, Uncategorized

        If you know me at all – you know I am a Winter Sport girl. All that has started to change. It started with an Instagram mini-video of 3x World Champion and 2X Olympic Silver medallist Patrick Chan working out on a trampoline. View this post on Instagram Patrick working on his summer Olympic skills! Rio 2016? / Patrick travaillant ses habiletés...

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COS Margaret Garrison Annual Show

By on May 8, 2014 in Future Stars, Olympics, Personal, Skating, Sports, The Announcers

    I will admit that this is late. But teacher, I have an explanation: My computer, for no good reason that I could see, decided that it didn’t like my home address. It decided that my home was an unsafe place from which to blog. I am not sure why. But I do know that it has taken some days for the internet fairies to virtually cleanse my i-address with...

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Terrific Turkey – Fairy Chimneys and Open Air Museum in Cappadocia

By on Mar 15, 2014 in Olympics, Personal, Terrific Turkey, Uncategorized

    Getting the chance to holiday in Turkey between the Olympic and Paralympic Games offered me the opportunity to experience something different. From  Istanbul, my friend and I travelled to Cappadocia for a quick 2 day one night stay. It started off as a bit of an adventure (no rurpise there) since I thought the name of the town was Cappadocia where we were...

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Sochi Bagpipers – City Pipes Band

By on Mar 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

    You read that right. Sochi and bagpipers in the same breath. I ended up at Wheelchair Curling for the last two weeks of my Sochi experience. Although the rink I skated at as a kid was open to the curling sheets beside it, the only thing that came back to me about the sport was the familiar sound of the curling rocks sliding up the ice. I didn’t have a clue...

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