Monthly Archives: April 2002

first day as a guest teacher

Today started out well. I was only subbing for the afternoon so it was going to be nice way to ease into the role of substitute teacher. I installed Max Payne. Last year I tried to play the game but … Continue reading

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tom green a canadian achiever?

I’m watching Screen Savers on TechTV (yes, I’m aware that probably makes me a geek) and they show these public service commercials with Canadian Achievers. Usually the ads have people that you could call the “Titans of Industry”, business executives … Continue reading

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odd ends and scraps

I mean a vagarious history with all the odd ends and scraps in it that nobody ever thinks of recording but which are the real stuff of life. What people say informally, what they did when they were not on … Continue reading

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student to teacher in five minutes

Last exam today. I was given the essay questions last week and we could type them up and bring them to the exam, but we still had to write them into the booklets. That was plan anyway, and we all … Continue reading

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The Rebel Angel by Robertson Davies

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deeper than beauty

And your glasses, your hideous glasses When you remove them I would rather skip my classes and be caught Than to entertain the thought That someday you’ll just put them on again But I can make the best of it … Continue reading

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selective organization

A friend of mine lost everything on his computer the other day so he wanted a list of five cds he should download (hey we’re all adults here and we might as well be honest). The following is that list. … Continue reading

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And your glasses, your hideous glasses

When you remove them I would rather skip my classes and be caught Than to entertain the thought That someday you’ll just put them on again But I can make the best of it until then Sloan – deeper than … Continue reading

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plans vs. reality

The plan is perfect. 1. Pack everything and leave my parents house by 9:00 AM 2. Return Pete’s discman 3. Go buy groceries 4. Get to California Sub as soon as it opens at 10:00 AM. This way I would … Continue reading

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Radiogram and Jonathan Inc

*Amigo’s Cantina, Saskatoon, SK* This has been a week of me trying to do things alone. I was actually quite happy to sit there before the show reading this month’s Exclaim. Shakey was there though so I sat with him … Continue reading

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