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Here's To You, Canada!

This is a special day, in a very blessed country. And we wanted to do something different.  We want to take a few moments to acknowledge as well as celebrate our country, its birthday, and our fellow Canadians, past and present, who in ways large and small first envisioned, created and continue to help to grow this nation. 992 more words

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The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence

—Pride was my wilderness, and the demon who led me there was fear.

I reread The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence. Published in 1964, it has become a Canadian classic set in the fictional Manitoba town of Manawaka. 318 more words

Books

The Road to Vancouver: Part 1

Why Vancouver?

There’s a valley holds my name, now I know

In tales they used to tell it seemed so low

There’s a valley way down there… 705 more words

Work Everything Out

#EAQuote

“When I say work I only mean writing. Everything else is just odd jobs.”

— Margaret Laurence
Hooked On Quotes

Infidelity

In the course I am taking about mothering and motherhood, as students we are asked to write journal entries after our readings. This particular entry is based on the Allison Pearson’s  543 more words

Misfit Matriarch

Mothering and mental health

In the the course I am taking about mothering and motherhood, as students we are asked to write journal entries after our readings. This particular entry is based on the Allison Pearson’s… 750 more words

Misfit Matriarch

A Jest of God by Margaret Laurence

Rachel Cameron is a spinster. She’s only 34-years old, but the school teacher from the fictional town of Manawaka, Manitoba, is almost as childlike as her grade twos. 437 more words

Fiction