Monthly Archives: May 2015

Home Sweet Zero Energy Home (105)

Home Sweet Zero Energy Home By: Barry Rehfeld How would you like to pay nothing for your utility bills? According to Barry Rehfeld, it is possible to achieve this by taking a few steps to design your home and insulate … Continue reading

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Heart Health (104)

Heart Health For Canadians by Dr. Beth Abramson This is a must read for women over the age of 50. It is a definitive guide to heart disease and how to prevent it. She is a leading Canadian expert that … Continue reading

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The Time of Your Life (103)

The Time of Your Life Margaret Trudeau This book is a sequel to her bestseller, Changing My Mind. This book is another candid and engaging book about how women can age with grace. Women tend to be very hard on … Continue reading

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Martyn Godfrey (102)

Here She Is, Ms. Teeny-Wonderful By Martyn Godfrey This is a great middle-grader written by a Canadian writer. Martyn Godfrey captures the angst of the early teenage mind in a humorous way. This book was part of our Canadian Book … Continue reading

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Changing My Mind (101)

Changing My Mind Margaret Trudeau This is a deeply moving memoir. Margaret Trudeau speaks about the illness that shaped her life and how hard it was to live with extreme mood disorders much of her life. When she got married … Continue reading

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Lives of Girls and Women (100)

Lives of Girls and Women Alice Munro This is a classic from a noble winning writer from southwest Ontario. It is a treasure to know that we can have such a great writer right here in our own backyards. This … Continue reading

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Family Furnishings (99)

Family Furnishings Alice Munro This is a selection of stories by Alice Munro from 1995-2014. Despite the fact that she has retired, I think she may still secretly be writing. At least, I hope she is, because is truly a … Continue reading

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