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Remembering Mama

Had she lived, today would have been my mama’s 102nd birthday. It would also have been my parents’ 77th wedding anniversary. My parents got married

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Why We Tell Stories

I recently came across this quotation by Brandon Sanderson: “The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give

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More on Grandmothers

I heard an interesting idea on CBC Radio the other day, on one of the summer reruns. Canadian novelist Katherena Vermette was talking about her

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Who Says It’s Junk?

Junk—like beauty—is in the eye of the beholder. With a bit of science and creativity, junk can be transformed into useful things.

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