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  1. zenas suitcase

    Toucanbox – Kids Craft Subscription Box Review


    Toucanbox – Kids Craft Subscription Box Review is an advertisement feature and contains affiliate links. If you order a Toucanbox after using one of these links, we may receive a few pennies for our recommendation at no extra cost to yourselves. This is a great way to support website owners …

  2. @Michael Dietrich

    Mini Project 1: Nebraska


    I finally reach the hill. I look out onto the horizon. Nothing but farmland for miles. That was a common sight in Nebraska, but I always loved it. Something about the simplicity just seemed so calming to me, ever since I was a little kid. I’ve always come here whenever …

  3. Downes

    Voyageur Provincial Park


    September 19, 2020. It was pretty cool today when I set out from the Laggan School parking lot for a ride to Voyageur Provincial Park and back, but it was never really unpleasant and I managed an enjoyable 101 km on a beautiful brisk fall day.
  4. @Kim



    Arkin, Daniel. “Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks on the Legacy of ‘Saving Private Ryan’ The Oscar-winning director and star look back on the seminal, kinetic World War II drama.” NBC News, May 31, 2019.

    Auster, Albert. “Saving Private Ryan and American Triumphalism.” Journal of Popular Film & Television 30, 2 …

  5. zenas suitcase

    Golden Sands Holiday Park – Haven Review


    We paid for our holiday to Golden Sands Holiday Park ourselves, but this post does contain affiliate links.  This means that if you book a Haven holiday after using one of these links, we may receive a few pennies for our recommendation at no extra cost to yourselves. This is …

  6. Downes

    Geraniums in Standing Pond Water


    September 15, 2020. I was taking more photos for the insurance company and noticed our geraniums struggling in pond water after the recent rains. I know the geraniums don’t like it, but I couldn’t resist a photo of the water, which has formed into an ecosystem of its own. More…
  7. Downes



    September 14, 2020. Yesterday (Sunday) was a work day, making videos, and so was today, gRSShopper coding. I’m also taking pictures all through the house for our insurance company, which can’t send assessors around any more because Covid. This is one of our interior angles, the stairs and walkway up…
  8. Downes

    The Pantry


    September 13, 2020. Exactly six months ago we started social distancing for the pandemic. Through late January and early February I had been stocking our makeshift pantry with essentials, just in case. It wasn’t a huge stockpile, but the idea was to have a month’s worth of emergency food –…
  9. Downes



    September 11, 2020. This is a ratty old rose at the Shoppers in Ottawa, where we went in the afternoon for groceries and such (the Costco is right across the street from it now).
  10. plowenthal

    Special Issue “Pivoting from Diversity Toward Transformative Scholarship and Practice for Advancing Equity in Higher Education”

    Special Issue Editors Dr. Sylvia Hurtado Website
    Guest Editor School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521, USA
    Interests: campus racial climates; diversity in higher education; diversifying the science, engineering, mathematics, and the biomedical workforce; organizational change and transformation Dr. Krystle Palma Cobian Website
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    Who is a Clinical Psychologist


    Everyone has days when they don’t feel like themselves. This is considered normal since these feelings do not last long and usually disappear by themselves. However, this is not the case for everybody. For some, these feelings are persistent and could easily be an indicator of a major mental problem. …

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    Nursing Career and Education


    One of the most sought after careers is nursing. The perks associated with this prestigious career are definitely worth it for people who are ambitious. Before you settling for a career in nursing, it is highly advisable that you explore all there is in matters nursing career and education. If …

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    Duties of a Registered Nurse


    Professional success is achieved when a nursing students earns the ‘registered nurse’ title. However, just like any other esteemed position, the duties of a registered nurse are demanding. It is therefore advisable that you understand what is expected of registered nurses.

    (a)    Assess the condition of the patients

    (b)   Record …

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    What Do Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses Do


    Psychiatric mental health is one of the most popular specialties in nursing but the big question is What Do Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses Do? In this field, the registered nurses work closely with the individuals, groups, families and even communities in assessing the patients’ mental health needs. Psychiatric mental health …

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    Why is Diversity in Nursing Important


    Many nursing students wonder why diversity is so important in nursing hence all the more reason to shed light on it. Through diversity, nurses are handed the opportunity to deliver quality health care to their patients. Diversity comes in all forms; disability, race, age, veteran status, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual …

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    Registered Nurse Salaries

    Average Registered Nurse Salaries in the United States

    How much do registered nurses earn? This is a common question that nursing students often find themselves thinking about. Well, registered nurses receive a median annual wage of $68, 450. The term median wage means that half of the workers in an …

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    Types of Registered Nurses


    Nursing has a lot of perks but one of the best things about it is that you can work where you are most comfortable. Answering your call for nursing will direct you to where your passion is needed the most. IN this case, it is highly advisable that you familiarize …

  18. plowenthal

    Call for Chapters: Transforming Teachers’ Online Pedagogical Reasoning for Teaching K-12 Students in Virtual Learning Environments


    Call for Chapters
    Transforming Teachers’ Online Pedagogical Reasoning for Teaching K-12 Students in Virtual Learning Environments

    Margaret (Maggie) Niess
    Oregon State University
    [email protected]

    Henry Gillow-Wiles
    Oregon State University
    [email protected]

    Submission details
    Submit proposals to:
    Proposal submission deadline: October 24, 2020
    Notification of acceptance: November 7, 2020
    Full chapters …

  19. @gmoore333

    Attention beautiful people!!


    Welcome to my website. I will be posting assignments for my English class called Writing about Medicine, as well as my own personal blog posts and photography. You can find the different pages that correspond with these different postings to the right. My primary reason for creating this website was …

  20. amiddlet50

    Feedback: where learning begins #activelearning

    Photo by Pixabay on

    While the title of this post is intentionally contentious, it allows me to reflect on one or two recent discussions and reinforce some key ideas about active learning design, especially in the context of ‘unified’ active learning (UAL): how it is recorded and how activity …

  21. natalie

    Magnetic – Again, just a girl – BOOK RELEASE



    The three girls, Anna, Inga and Betty, were standing in the Hall waiting to see their newly arrived sister for the first time.

    Dolphie’s friend Charly, the owner of the old villa, had asked the girls to come to the salon, the part of …

  22. Downes

    St. Lawrence


    September 12, 2020. I drove down to Cornwall and then rode my bicycle up to Lancaster and back along the St. Lawrence, for a 68 km ride on a cool but beautiful early fall afternoon. For listening entertainment I had ‘Treasure Island’, which I had never actually read. Quite a…
  23. Downes



    September 10, 2020. The Day of Five Meetings started at 8:00 in the fog and carried on all day. But it was a productive day and I survived, and even had time to complete my newsletter.
  24. Downes

    Flowers and Stones


    September 9, 2020. This is a scene from a lunch-hour bike ride I was able to take to St-Albert and back (29 km because of a detour). Today I worked on gRSShopper some, the newsletter (as always) and preparing for tomorrow’s meetings.
  25. @Michael Dietrich




    A river with a pebbly bottom,

    A place where the passage of time flows as smoothly as the water itself,

    Where civilization and nature meet and entwine,

    A place of beauty,

    A place of peace,

    A place of beginnings and ends…

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