Category: Remembering

Monday Morning Mutterings

Wasn’t my Dad handsome?  I came across this old photograph and it’s prompted a flurry of mutterings.  Thank you to this lovely for showing me how it’s done.  (My dad still is handsome, by the way – even with a …

A not so little fall of snow

I think of my late grandmother on days like this.  She spoke English with an unapologetic confidence using the few token words and phrases she knew of with reckless abandon.  Referring to snow as “slow” is one of her isms …

We Remember

They sang beautifully. “Rainbow Connection” (originally performed by Jim Henson) is a tough, tough song with lots of verses and a rather complicated melody, but my little guys rose to the occasion and did an amazing job performing it at …

The Terry Fox Run

We were expecting rain, however the skies cleared and we had a beautiful afternoon for our annual Terry Fox Run.  Like most schools across Canada, we run to remember his Marathon of Hope, to celebrate his remarkable spirit and to believe …

It’s Showtime

Welcome to Pancakes for Recess! I’m thrilled to open up my classroom doors and finally launch my blog about little ones and their learning in first grade. With the start of school still about a week away, I figure a …