Random Ramblings

The Personal Blog of Lori Hogan

Head Down and Run Forward

I’ve been negligent. Apologies. Life is hectic, but not much is happening that’s worth explaining. Trying to work the title-method of progress when it comes to research and prepping for this mini-enrichment course I’m doing with Grade 8-9 kids (it deals with Basic Electric Circuits - I just hope to God no one gets electricuted). Plus reading co-op reports and trying to keep my nice clean house in order (I didn’t do the cleaning, I’ll admit to that).

I was in Saskatoon this past weekend for IEEE meetings. Saskatoon is much nicer than expected, it’s not a void wasteland. It IS flat - amazing to see a street that runs forever, mainly because there are no hills to interrupt it. But it has a beautiful river (South Saskatchewan) with a nice trail. It has friendly people who are more than willing to help. It has at least one great hotel - we stayed at the Saskatoon Inn, which has quite comfy beds, a lush garden of a courtyard and a nice pool in the middle (it’s odd to be swimming in the courtyard, but nice). It has a weird rock bar with a Kiss Tribute band and a coin-operated pool table. Be careful when using the pool table - so friends got taken over and then booted off by a couple of questionably-aged girls.

The next few weeks are packed, so please don’t expect much from me when it comes to insight and depth (wait… I mean dribble and rambling). I’ll be thinking about you though, while I stay afloat.