Monthly Archives: June 2014

Canada: What is it We Believe In?

I am a proud Canadian. On July 1st I will once again stand with other Canadians to be part of the ‘Living Flag’. This year it will not be at the Manitoba’s Legislative Building but rather in front of the … Continue reading

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Dystopian novel imagines world of immortality

Press Release James W. Hoddinott describes world without societal ethics in new book ‘The Fates’ WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Author James W. Hoddinott proffers readers a dystopia of devastating immortality in his new novel, “The Fates”(published by Trafford Publishing) “We have … Continue reading

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Whole-Class Novels vs. Choice-Only Reading: Part Two

Oops! I’ve got to start by apologizing. I initiated this series and then took an end-of-the-school-year blogging hiatus.  You all know how quickly April turns into June in the classroom, so I appreciate your understanding of the whirlwind that is third trimester. Like I…

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Don’t Stop Now: The Importance of Structures and Routines

It never is the most exciting presentation or the topic that when looking through the Conference Guide you say “Wow I am going to that one!!” Structures and routines there is just no way to make it sound any more … Continue reading

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Dystopian novel imagines world of immortality

Press Release James W. Hoddinott describes world without societal ethics in new book ‘The Fates’ WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Author James W. Hoddinott proffers readers a dystopia of devastating immortality in his new novel, “The Fates”(published by Trafford Publishing) “We have … Continue reading

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Humble Beginnings: One Dad’s Story

CHAPTER ONE (A brief excerpt from a work in progress) Being born during the ‘Dirty Thirties’, the Great Depression as it has become to be known and written about certainly has helped determine, shape who I am. In November of … Continue reading

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Our Inner Struggle

There is a legend from the Native American culture that speaks of the ‘Two Wolves’ inside each of us. In essence in almost all of the religions or cultures of the world there are similar teachings and stories. Each of us is … Continue reading

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