Once Upon A Time

Once upon a time there were minions. These minions didn't realize the power that they had within their collective. They had the power to vote but they'd been misled by their leaders to think that what they wanted or needed was irrelevant. One day a rumour was heard and it talked about an election. When they asked their leader he told them that they should be satisfied with the status quo and not try to change the way things were run. For some reason their leader's response caused a lot of discussion amongst the minions and they decided to find out what 'vote' meant. It didn't take them long to find out that, as a citizen, they could change things and so slowly at first they started to tr

Expect the Unexpected.

This afternoon a Northern Flicker (a type of woodpecker) flew into my classroom from my open door. It flew in, did a turn and hit the window. It then did another turn and flew to the opposite side of the class and hit the other window. First I had to get the class to be quiet and remain seated as I tried to catch our visitor. Once I caught her, I stepped out and released her. She flew off. I was thankful that she hadn't been injured. Coincidentally, the principal was outside and was just coming around the corner of the school. What he saw was me stepping out of the classroom, and just like the movies, throwing my hands up to release the woodpecker and the woodpecker flying off into th

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