Author Archive for Baljit Ranu

Les Montagnes

In cycling, there are many different types of riders. Often, the front of the peloton may be dominated by the sprinters, those with the massive legs. The mountain stages rely on the climbers, those with the lungs to climb grades…

The Shift

As an avid cyclist, I have spent countless hours sitting on my bicycle experiencing what I term the “zone-out”.  I become so focused (or lack of focus – depending on how you view this) on the ride that my movements…

The First Days

Do you remember your first day as an administrator? I certainly do.  I was one of two rookies VPs placed at a brand new school.  This was a dynamic school with an affluent population combined with an academic drive in…

Tying the Shoelaces

Tying the Shoelaces The day that I became an administrator, it seemed to me that my teaching career was coming to an end.  Those seemingly endless days in the classroom were no more; no more piles of marking on the…