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Catatonic Conversions

Dear Friends of Boundless: The research on the effectiveness of Boundless supporting teens with anxiety and depression is delayed about ten days. I know how disappointed you must be not to read research over the May long weekend. So instead, I thought I would write...

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The Boundless Train – All Aboard!

Dear Boundless Families: Brrr. It's minus 19 this morning. The snow arrived on day minus one in one massive dump, like a constipated sky that finally found its relief. It readied the land for the arrival of the teenage hooligans. The chances afforded by the flakes...

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Whatever Gets You Through the Night

Dear Boundless Families: I have been spending joyful time with your kids recently. Ping Pong hangouts. Warming bones beside the fire sessions. They run to me like excited toddlers, strutting their baking, painting, writing, chess games and challenges keeping the...

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There is a Point to Sweatpants

Dear Boundless Families: All arrived safely yesterday. The game is afoot. What game exactly? Leave behind your people, your comforts and your self-indulgence. Hop on a bus, step in a Boundless bubble, take a pulse of everything and everyone around you, find your...

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Home Especially Sweet Home

Dear Boundless Families: I have spent an unusual amount of time teaching, hanging out and playing ping pong with your kids. It being November, they are the best game in town.  About a week ago, they got into the habit of popping by the old folks home - where I work...

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Getting Strong Now

Dear Boundless Families: Three weeks ago, it was the Caribbean up here. Overnight, it turned to Nunavut.  But this weekend, finally, we cherished the crystal blue sky. The second session is afoot and your kids don't stop running. And thinking. And drawing. And...

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A Weekend for Thanks

Dear Boundless Families: If the reader will allow a meandering river of gratitude, I would like to express some to a number of shady characters that call themselves Boundless students, and to everyone else who supports this place. To Quiche. Thank you for not...

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Just Another Day on Fire

Dear Boundless Families: After an 8-day stint in Toronto, I arrived yesterday with a two-four of Krispy Kremes in order to bribe my way into the tumult of teenagers. Charm alone doesn't cut it for me anymore. It worked.  The gang was grateful. Parents, apparently,...

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BLIS Fall 2023 – I Am Not Kanye

Dear Boundless Families: The gang arrived safely yesterday to overcast skies. Within two hours the clouds cleared, as did much of the anxiety your kids must have felt coming to a new scene, a new group, and a new life filled with responsibility, accountability and...

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