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The Weird Writer’s Weekly Weak Witticism #4

First the answer to last week’s question: Question: Why do authors cross the road at a different location? Answer: Writers’ block! Now this week’s question: Why did the author cross the road to the cemetery? Submit your answer in the … Continue reading

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Why Do Authors Cross The Road At A Different Location?

First, here’s last week’s question and winning answer: Question: Why did the author cross the road again? Best answer: To start another chapter. So now this week’s question: Why Do Authors Cross the Road At a Different Location? Submit your … Continue reading

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So Why, In Fact, Did the Author Cross the Road?

Answer: To write a book about the experience! Now, it is your turn. Submit your answer to the question below in the comment box at the end of this post. If it is chosen as the best for the week, … Continue reading

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Author Talks and Book Signings

The following are impending talks and book signings by author Terry Keenleyside, accompanied by his wife Dorothy: Authors for Indies, Book City 1430 Yonge St., Toronto (Yonge and St. Clair) Saturday, April 30, 3.30-4.30 p.m. Author signing of the novel,┬áIn … Continue reading

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A French Love Affair

Excerpt from “A French Love Affair,” At the Table, Nourishing Conversation and Food: “I love France….I’m seduced by its charm and perfectly proportioned beauty: the long, wide avenues where evenly dispersed plane trees hang out alluringly at the curb, languid … Continue reading

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Setting the Table for the Autumn

Turn Off Your Cellphones! It’s Dinnertime! Here are some opportunities this autumn to learn more about the social, psychological and educational importance of dinnertime conversation and to hear some entertaining excerpts from T.A. Keenleyside’s At the Table, Nourishing Conversation and … Continue reading

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Memories of Indonesia

Here’s an excerpt from At the Table, Nourishing Conversation and Food. It’s from a chapter entitled “On the Road to Social Justice,” depicting Indonesia as it was in the 1970s: In Jakarta, we live in an old Dutch colonial home … Continue reading

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At the Table in the Summer

What tastes more of summer than homemade blueberry muffins? If you’d like to have this classic recipe and also read some entertaining stories, many of them set in cottage country, why not visit the Creemore Farmers Market on Saturday morning, … Continue reading

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Mahatma Gandhi and the Pop-Tart Incident

Here is an excerpt from At the Table, Nourishing Conversation and Food on the subject of differing approaches to parenting: Sharron Dalton is probably the greatest cook I know. She can turn the dwindling resources of the sparsest refrigerator into … Continue reading

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Setting the Table

Here are two events you might want to attend to learn more about At the Table, Nourishing Conversation and Food: 1.) “Turn Off Your Cell Phones. It’s Dinnertime!” Beaches Speakers’ Series, Juice and Java Cafe, 2102 Queen St. East (at … Continue reading

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