Tag: Reading

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Down a Royal Reading Rabbit Hole

I’ve been reading and listening to royal biographies lately. Falling down a myriad of royal reading rabbit holes in the process.

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Where Books Live

I’m reading about libraries this week. A wonderful book about those wonderful places where books live. And reminiscing about my own library memories.

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Finally Writing About Books.

I’m talking about books today. What I’ve been reading. What’s on my book shelves, and what those shelves say about me.

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Have Books Will Travel II

I can’t imagine a camping trip, or any travel, without taking along a big bag of books.

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Mystery Lovers Anonymous

I’m thinking of starting a club for lovers of mystery novels. For those who are addicted to murder and mayhem. We’ll call it Mystery Lovers Anonymous, okay?

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Teaching Empathy in the Age of Trolling and Scrolling

Apparently it’s possible to teach empathy. That’s good news in my books

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A Passion for Books

I have a passion for books. A deep and enduring love of reading that began early in life, and which has not abated in the ensuing years. I’m sure that as a kid, many summer days when I should have been …

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Romancing the Readers

Okay, be honest with me here folks. How many of you like to read romance novels? I ask this because I heard an interesting segment on CBC radio the other morning. All about the romance novel, the genre so many of …

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In Praise of Solitude

We’re having a resurgence of winter here in eastern Ontario, indeed in most of Canada, it seems. Snow and sleet and freezing rain. And high winds. Yesterday, I ensconced myself by the gas stove in my sun room, and read. And napped. …

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Reading. Sometimes It’s Like Falling In Love

Many years ago when I was in my twenties, I quit a job I hated, left a life that wasn’t making me happy, and moved home to New Brunswick to get myself back on track. I was determined to try to …

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