Daily Archives: May 14, 2018

Sammy Swan’s Summer Adventure in Stratford by Tarra Trachsel Green (169)

This is a book by an author from Stratford Ontario, where I live!  The book is also autographed by the writer.  I just love picking up books like this from my local library! This is an engaging story of a … Continue reading

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Holding on to Normal by Alana Somerville (168)

This is a memoir about how one lady survived cancer and made it to the other side happier, healthier and stronger. I just love inspiring stories like this.  It sure makes my heart sing.  This is especially the case since … Continue reading

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One Hundred Years of Struggle by Joan Sangster (167)

This is a wonderful book about the history of women and the vote in Canada.  It is hard to believe that so much positive has changed for women.  But it sure did take a long time! The achievement of the … Continue reading

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The Year of Less by Cait Flanders (166)

How many of us overspend, over consume, and over budget?  How many of us max out our credit cards looking for all the week’s deals at stores so that we can keep accumulating? Since we live in a culture of … Continue reading

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