Making Soap at Nhoa’s Eden

Sometimes, I like to get artsy. One of my highlights of the year I spent teaching and living in a Cree community in the far North was weekly pottery nights. After that year, I spent a year teaching on the reservation next to the village of Oka, Quebec. And everyday, I drove by Nhoa's Eden... Continue Reading →

Jailhouse Rock / Welcome Winter

When your collegues ask you on Monday morning what you did on the weekend, answering "I went to jail" may illicit a wide variety of responses, as I learned this morning. Saturday, I had the chance to visit the old prison in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. Closed in the mid-1980s, it's opening date qualifies it as old,... Continue Reading →

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