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The August Break: Seventeen

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 17. Reading I bought a new-to-me used book today…how exciting! We’re about to go on two road trips within the next week: Two+ hours each way tomorrow to meet our hoped-for rescue dog, then twenty hours next weekend, bound for Georgian Bay and Greenhouse land. I’m […]

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SRP Gina Sekelsky

Summer reading, summer joy

I vividly remember the feeling of guilt-free anticipation that would take hold every time I walked into Merrickville Public Library. The librarian, Mrs. Ogilvie, was the revered caretaker of these 3 small rooms. Rooms that–for me–contained vast potential and a unique source of unencumbered enjoyment. In this peaceful place, the only budget limiting how much I […]

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An axe for the frozen sea

We’re getting away this weekend, to a cabin with no internet and spotty phone service. We’re planning to unplug and read books, play board games, and watch movies as a family. Togetherness. We need it. An axe for the frozen sea we have become by mid-winter. Crack! We hope to return home opened up. And as […]

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