It ain’t easy pronouncing English.

Maniacal [common: muh-NEYE-uh-kul, Carole: MAIN-ee-ah-kul] adj. Of or pertaining to a maniac. My Carole is as bilingual as one can be in French and English. ...

I write like…

I spotted this on the Rebecca Writes blog and pasted in one of my previous posts: I write likeDavid Foster Wallace I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal s...

Back to my Shaving Future

In my early teens I found my grandfather's straight razor at the bottom of a dusty leather trunk. I managed to shave my wispy whiskers twice with that wicked...

What If … I used a spreadsheet?

It's the last week of the on-line Instructional Media course that I've been taking as part of the BC Provincial Instructor Diploma Program. For our final pro...

Clock radios: we can finally do better

A couple of years ago, I complained at length about the state of the art in alarm clock radios. Doing so doesn't seem to have spurred anyone to invent a bett...