I am an avid reader. My life can be mapped out, sectioned off into different time zones, by looking at what I was reading at a certain time in my life. I recently have become interested in this phenomena as I am in a position now, as someone in her mid-thirties, where I read moreContinue reading “Reading: An Autobiography”
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Following my Daughter’s Example
So awhile ago, my daughter sent a letter to her favourite author and received a response. It was pretty much the highlight of last year for the whole family- in fact, I still get shivers when I think about it. This came up again during my summer reading program this year, where I inaugurated aContinue reading “Following my Daughter’s Example”
Different kind of letter!
Yesterday, I was sitting at the reference desk at the library when I received a phone call from my daughter. Surprised to hear her small voice on the line, a wave of panic rolled through my gut and my body tensed for some bad news. They are at the hospital with her leg in aContinue reading “Different kind of letter!”
As if I needed confirmation
My daughter wrote a letter to her favorite author the other day. She has fallen in love with Chris Riddell‘s Ottoline books and wanted to tell him how much she appreciated them. Dramatic pause. Now, to say I am thrilled would be to say that that Stephen Harper might not like art that much. ThatContinue reading “As if I needed confirmation”