Monthly Archives: December 2015

Leaving Time, by Catherine Gillier

The calendar is showing the leaving time for 2015. B.B. King says “Time is a thief. It robs you of your youth. And never returns a single day.” A great Blues song. But are the words not really a metaphor … Continue reading

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Christmas Presence, by Catherine Gillier

As the Christian holiday season approaches, we need to understand the truth that is in this poem: CHRISTMAS PRESENCE The birth of One Who shared our human condition And was tortured for His efforts Needs to be remembered As One … Continue reading

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Food and Books, by Sue Culhane

The role that food plays in certain novels is quite significant. Take, for example, the character of Jack Frost, the main protagonist in the series of mystery novels written by R. D. Wingfield. Frost is depicted as an untidy almost … Continue reading

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Growth, Change and Understanding by Catherine Gillier

The people of the community continue to grow and change and connect with each other as the month of December turns the thoughts of many toward festive notions and hopes of peace. Gwynne Dyer has written a new book entitled … Continue reading

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Funding for the Library, by Sue Culhane

Patrons may wonder how their local library is funded. Generally, 85% of funding comes from the municipality with the rest coming from provincial sources, fees and fines, book sales and donations to the library. Grants provide additional funds for special … Continue reading

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