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Book Review - Life of the Party: The Remarkable Story of How Brownie Wise Built, and Lost, a Tupperware Party Empire by Bob Kealing

Tupperware. It’s an American household name that has spawned parties and the eternal question: “Where’s my Tupperware seal?!” Though a popular brand with a cult-like following, few Americans actually know the history of Tupperware, it’s popular party sales technique, and of Brownie Wise – the woman who brought party sales into our national mindset. 180 more words


Little Free Library

The other evening I went on a drive around the UBC campus. I had just gone out for dinner with a friend who went to SFU and so I figured I’d show him around and get to see it again myself. 346 more words

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The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman is an impressive author. She has written 32 fiction books and a non-fiction book, which is quite an achievement. This was the first book of hers that I had read, but… 326 more words

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“He was sincere, and he was caring, and he was loving, and he was not like other people.  The fact of his acceptance and embrace was different among certain kinds of people– many just saw him as weirder than weird and that was that, but there were many others that found him delightful. 

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The Harry Potter Spells Tag

Look, I truly am sorry for overloading you all with so much Harry Potter, but I really don’t see any way around it! Despite this, I promise that this will be the last wizarding post until Fantastic Beasts is released, so you may rest easy for the next couple of months. 1,523 more words

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Seeking a larger meaning in life

THE KNOWLEDGE SEEKER: Embracing Indigenous Spirituality

By Blair Stonechild, U or R Press, $32.95

Quite a few years ago a man older than me asked me how I’d feel about a butcher who didn’t take the time, each morning before he started work, to sharpen all of his knives. 874 more words


Books for Kids: When Morning Comes vividly recalls apartheid regime

It’s a fairly safe bet that young readers have heard of Nelson Mandela and are, at least superficially, aware of South Africa and its former regime of apartheid. 549 more words