Since 2004, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Elementary School has been running their Gingerbread House Program. This event was initiated thirteen years ago, by now retired teacher Diana Sysiuk. She brought the idea from her previous school and was impressed with how well the students and staff of Blessed Sacrament responded. The […]

Building Edible House

By: Emma Johnston The other day my daughter sat me down for a little chat. She was quite disappointed with my role as home decorator as I had neglected to get the outdoor Christmas lights up in a timely manner. She frowned, she may have stomped her foot, her general […]

Better Call Grandpa

We all know about Mrs. Claus. That faithful partner of Santa. The one, somewhat pushed to the side in stories and songs, who for many, has very little role than the handy side kick of the famous toy giver. I knew Mrs. Claus, and, as a child she was more […]

Not the What but the Who

By: Emma Johnston This past summer I had the brilliant idea that I should coach soccer. I’ve coached t-ball and taught swimming, but soccer was a new adventure. When I heard they were looking for coaches, something pricked my conscience and without a second thought, I signed my name on […]

Dandelion Days

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