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Alex Lancia

Reflections on teaching, learning, and life

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My Master Teacher: Carlo Alberto Pejrone

One of the benefits of being in "lockdown" is the ample time for introspection.  Today I want to reflect on someone who has been my influencer - way before the term became a part of our social media lexicon.  Dr.... Continue Reading →

Being Thankful Amidst Lockdown

It's been ... I don't know ... a long time now.  Officially over a month but the days just seem to rumble along like sleepers on a railroad track.  One after another.  In school we are on an 8 day... Continue Reading →

Eddo Gidole

Eddo Gidole.  Date of birth unknown, even to himself.  In Italian the adjective that best describes him is "un mito."  The closest you get in English is "the man," but that doesn't do him justice.  He was an iconic figure... Continue Reading →

My Nesquick Bowl

Sometimes it's the little things you appreciate most.  Those you take for granted.  Like my Nesquick bowl.  The story goes something like this ... Once upon a time before my son was born (so that makes it at least 14... Continue Reading →

Looking Out My Window #sol20

As I sit here today amidst what seems like a world gone mad in virus lockdown mode I am transported back to memories of my childhood.  For years I have meant to write some of these thoughts down on paper... Continue Reading →

Corona Memoirs: The Beginning

One of my mom's favourite sayings is "this too shall pass."  And of that there is no doubt.  The question is what will the new normal look like once we are on the other side?  Another favourite family quote is "most... Continue Reading →

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