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Etude Realiste

Happy news, yesterday, with Prince William and Kate announcing the birth of their son. I  love the way Swinburne captures the utter wonder and fascination that parents feel holding their newborn!  It is good to be reminded of the pure … Continue reading

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Рождественская история: The Christmas Story

Serenity. Simplicity. Sincerity. Christmas Eve is just two weeks from tonight! Tired and impatient with the frantic consumerism of Christmas here,  I wondered whether there any Russian Christmas cartoons  like the whimsical versions of Winnie the Pooh I blogged August … Continue reading

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Banned Book Week 1

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community … Continue reading

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Silly Symphony

The Silly Symphony cartoon of the Three Little Pigs in my blog on July 17 was incredibly important to the film industry, and to the   Disney Studio. The song, which children used while skipping rope when I was little, … Continue reading

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Loopholes

Our high school students are just finishing writing their final exams.  In Ontario we used to write provincial exams for grade thirteen  (university entrance)  that were submitted anonymously and marked by an outside panel.  I wrote them at Hill Park, … Continue reading

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Introverts

Introvert or extrovert? Either/or? Both/and? Both/and would be my choice. My friends may see a friendly extrovert who enjoys meeting new people, trying new things, taking a leadership role. I miss teaching very much. I actually enjoy public speaking, and … Continue reading

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Charlie Brown by the Fountain DIY

Life gets in the way. I did not have time to finish a new blog for to-day. But please come in, and take a look around.  Maybe you will find something in the tag cloud or the archive list. Or … Continue reading

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