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Dad Arrested For Picking Up Kids At School By Foot 201

Screenshot from YouTube video of Jim Howe being arrested for picking up his children on foot A Tennessee father was arrested recently by an overzealous officer for picking his children up at school by foot. The school’s policy is that children can only be picked up by parents driving cars or kids can board a ...

When School’s Out in Amsterdam 36

Amsterdam school pick-ups – Photo by James Schwartz / The Urban Country While strolling around Amsterdam on Friday afternoon shortly after arriving in the Dutch capital, I happened upon a school just as the kids were being let out for the weekend. The scene was nothing short of fascinating for a Canadian who is accustomed ...

Shawano Vying to be America’s First LEED Gold Certified Elementary School 2

All photos courtesy of @somervilleinc  / Twitter As we approach the holiday season when people are more inclined to over-consume, we should take a moment to reflect on how sustainable our lifestyles are (or aren’t). More importantly, we should consider the example we’re setting for our children – the future leaders who will be responsible ...

Perpetual Challenge: Student vs. Consultant 2

Things have been pretty busy lately for me (Not surprisingly). When I’m not working, almost all of my spare time is occupied by my studies. It’s a difficult balance to be both a good Consultant and a good Student. If I were to use an analogy to describe it, it would be like having two ...

AHHHHHHHHHH!! 4

I think I’m going insane. This week is ridiculously busy for me. I’m going to use this website as an anger-outlet tonight, otherwise I might seriously injure myself or someone else. I’m working on a new project at work that is very demanding. Not a big deal though, I can handle that. It’s everything else ...

Ryerson’s new High Tech campus 3

Last night and tonight I started my Winter classes at school. Each of the 2 classes I’m currently taking are inside the new high tech business building that was just recently opened beside the Eaton Centre at the corner of Bay and Dundas in downtown Toronto. (For those of you who aren’t from Toronto, this ...