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Misery Loves Company

Books about misery make the best books. Especially if they are combined with great characters, a love story, and lots of humour.
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Alice Munro

Revisiting Alice Munro

Alice Munro's death this week has set me on a journey to revisit her writing after a long absence.
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Snow, Reading, Closet Sorting, More Reading.

The weather down east and here in Ottawa has been miserable lately. Good for nothing much but reading, and even more reading.
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Two Weeks in Spring and Books

Spring and books, what could be better? Not much in my opinion. Here are some of the good books I've been reading this spring.
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Waiting on P. D. James

I’m not actually waiting on P.D. James to write a new book. She died in 2014. But I do wish some of my other favs would hurry up and publish.
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Nine Days of Covid: Whining and Reading

It's been nine days of Covid for Hubby and me. Nine days of sleeping, coughing, whining, and reading.
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That September Feeling

I'm slow to capture that September feeling this year. But I'm being patient with myself. And slowly becoming absorbed in things I love to do.
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Staving Off the Summer Doldrums

I've been afflicted with the summer doldrums lately for any number of reasons. Here's what I'm doing to stave it off.
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Reading Round the Subject of Grief

Reading, and reading round the subject, has always helped me in times of sadness and grief. And this spring is no exception.
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Surviving a Spring Black-Out

I survived the great spring black-out of 2023. With the help of a log fire, my ski underwear, and a really, really great book.
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