Online Learning at College Fall 2020

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” Winnie the Pooh It seems like there is this urgency to have everything work and be in order for there to be success in the classrooms. I watched the Professors online struggle as they tried to make this online experience less painfulContinue reading “Online Learning at College Fall 2020”

What does ‘Womanhood’ Mean to You?

The strength and heart of a woman is the foundation for the rise in women’s leadership among our country and all nations over the past centuries. Women have made an impact politically and historically in Canada. In 1921 Agnes McPhail was the first woman elected to the House of Commons. It took time between 1867Continue reading “What does ‘Womanhood’ Mean to You?”

Beauty Joy and The Process of Life and Death

I knew before the doctors told me that I had life in my womb. I didn’t know what was wrong, I knew that my body wasn’t my own and it felt different, like I was sharing my body with someone. I thought I was going crazy and I turned to my husband at that timeContinue reading “Beauty Joy and The Process of Life and Death”

First Week of Winter Term at Okanagan College

It all began the week of the mini winter storm, my blessings turned into overflows of relief as I headed back to school. The roads were a mess, my heart was filled with built up grief and my student loan was due to come at any time. Thanks to Saint Vincent de Paul and myContinue reading “First Week of Winter Term at Okanagan College”

The Sun, the Earth and Digital Media Connections

“A blade of grass is a commonplace on Earth; it would be a miracle on Mars. Our descendants on Mars will know the value of a patch of green. And if a blade of grass is priceless, what is the value of a human being?”― Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future inContinue reading “The Sun, the Earth and Digital Media Connections”

PLATFORM FOR PROMOTING MY BLOG

https://prezi.com/p/3xhilmdikpqu/blog-post-4/ In the beginning I began thinking and reviewing concepts in my mind of what kind of blog I wanted. I had this idea of a art piece on canvas filled with news and graphics. I reviewed the top five website builders for 2019: WIX Squarespace SiteBuilder Site123 WordPress The only one I did tryContinue reading “PLATFORM FOR PROMOTING MY BLOG”

Reflections on the Tools for Design

lumen5.com/v/jzhmt/ http://step.works/index.php/show/two-hours-with-you?sheets=1_wRB1UxQLcr8NLPr-0efrPU7pa3uew83B8dxzBOU368 As you can see from the above links, I used a few tools. In fact I went tool crazy trying to figure out which one I would like, and frankly I didn’t like many of them. If I had more time to learn the mechanics of the applications, I believe I would enjoyContinue reading “Reflections on the Tools for Design”

Meet Ripley, a Service Dog

Ripley is Shannon’s ‘miracle’ dog, since she has arrived into her arms.“I have much more confidence, she hears what I cannot hear even with my hearing aids, when there is lots of noise or if the music is loud, Ripley hears what I can’t pick up. My stress is significantly better. WHAT TYPE OF SERVICEContinue reading “Meet Ripley, a Service Dog”