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Trust as Powerful as a Winter Storm

Dear Boundless Families: I was watching your kids trudging through the heavy snowfall this morning on their way to English class. This is a workout all on its own. Lift those knees high and squint to keep the frozen water molecules from stinging your eyes. I had to...

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A Dramatic Hybrid Life

Dear Boundless Families: I came into my office this morning with a laptop in one hand and a chainsaw in the other. Greeted with snickers and eye-rolls by my colleagues, I am not sure if what they saw was irony, absurdity, or the perfect metaphor for this hybrid...

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Krispy Kremes and Teenage Dreams

Dear Boundless Families: I arrived back at Boundless a couple of days ago. I have belly laughed with your kids ever since. I have taught them, played chess and bantered with them. Sadly, I also smelled a few. Hey, they are busy sweating through their routines, and...

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Elephants, Be Damned

Dear Boundless Families: Everyone arrived safely yesterday, except one of our favourite students of all time, who was delayed a few days because the bugger hurt his foot on day minus one. That one-week break can be as hazardness as a class three rapid. C'mon L.,...

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Is This All a Dream?

Dear Boundless Families: I've been stuffing my face with organic vegetables the last few weeks. So have your kids. The stuff flies off the shelves. Craig, the Head Cook, is shocked. "I have never seen kids eat vegetables like this before." Perhaps it's because they...

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Just Another Day of Me Vs. We

Dear Boundless Families: I was in the city for ten days doing boring grown-up stuff, but arrived back at Boundless last night to have a "Stevening" with your kids. This gave me an ideal perspective of the day one versus day eleven changes in your adorable teens....

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Wrestling and Dresses Abound

Dear Boundless Families: It's day five and all English students remain alive after an epic rain. We are now unmasked.  The plot is thickening, both in terms of the material your kids are reading, and how both cohorts are gelling. We have two of them - the grade...

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Is Laser Focus Trumping the Shenanigans?

Dear Boundless Families: I travelled to the backwoods of the backwoods of the Dumoine River to deliver a package to your kids on Day 8 of their journey (last night). They had just arrived at their campsite after a day comprised of 10 kms of flatwater in a wicked...

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Oh, the Irony of Ironies

Dear Boundless Families: Tyler, the mentor of the younger English students, came into my office this morning, sat down, supported his forehead with his left hand, shook his balding head back and forth, and just chuckled. He's wondering whether his students are...

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