The Teacher Archive

James Ryan
As of today, it’s been three weeks since my hernia surgery, so to help celebrate, I decided to head out onto the Bruce Trail for a quick little three hour hike. How could I not on a day such as today? It was 18 degrees and gorgeous out there. A perfect Spring day. A...
James Ryan
“The best lesson I ever learned from my father was not how to fight, but how to never be lazy.” – Royce Gracie, UFC Champion Never was this statement more important or more accurate than in 2007 when my 10-year old son, Jacob and I, went on our second Annual father-son canoe camping trip into...
James Ryan
jake and dad
In adventure as in life, wisdom is passed down from father to son. This past summer, I decided that it was finally time to take my 9-year old son Jacob out on his very first canoe trip into the vast wilderness of Algonquin Provincial Park. Camping isn’t just a good way to learn about...