Monthly Archives: October 2013

November’s Dark Arrival by Catherine Gillier

The month of October has come and gone.  October is a beautiful month with restless skies, colourful leaves and secret longings.  Now, as November arises, one can hear the rustle of fallen leaves on the sidewalk and can feel the … Continue reading

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Robert Barnard, by Sue Culhane

Once again the world must say goodbye to a renowned crime writer. Robert Barnard died recently at the age of 76.  His life was anything but boring and his accomplishments many. Strangely his work was much more appreciated in the … Continue reading

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Alice Munro, by Sue Culhane

On Thursday 10th October 2013  literary history was made. Alice Munro received the Nobel Prize for literature and in doing so became the first Canadian woman to receive this prestigious award. Alice Munro was born in 1931 and grew up … Continue reading

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Let us be Thankful by Catherine Gillier

Let us be thankful each and every day for the joys, the hardships, the losses and the friendships that are part of the human condition.  The weekend of Thanksgiving is approaching.  Perhaps an outward acknowledgement and a sharing connection with … Continue reading

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Turning the Calendar to October by Catherine Gillier

The pages of the calendar have turned to October.  Leaves are turning too.  Brilliant yellow and orange stand against the evergreens in a display of majestic autumn. Here at the library, books clamor for patrons to turn their pages so … Continue reading

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