Discovereads

During this past year, I’ve had the chance to read a few books and refine a email newsletters I find in my inbox, unsubscribing to the ones I rarely read, and staying subscribed to the ones I find myself opening throughout the week. While the […]

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benefits of being “old”

First, I realize that we are among the privileged to be able to talk about getting a vaccine as being a historic moment in one’s life. In contrast, in other places globally, vaccines are still rare, and the daily numbers are now quite unmanageable. In […]

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Chop Suey Nation

Our local library here responded to recent events by curating and promoting a list of books by Asian authors. One of which stood out to me because it was about an author’s quest and journey to visit “Chinese” restaurants in small towns across Canada, so […]

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So We Bought a House

We have picked up new activities in the past year as we learned to pass the time differently, including baking bread, watercolours, working from home, supporting learning from home, and like many, doing some house shopping. Yep. Backstory Actually, one of us has wanted to […]

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Wrapping up 2020

I’m not sure what to say about this past year – I feel like so much has happened (especially around the world), and yet, not much happened (in our family in comparison). The kids have been quite resilient and quick to adapt, low-tech learning has […]

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