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The Weird Writer’s Weekly Weak Witticism #5

But first the answer to last week’s question: Question: Why did the author cross the road to the cemetery? Winning Answer: He was looking for a plot. Book-worthy submissions: He is a member of the Dead Poets Society.         … 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, In … 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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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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Worried about having put on weight over the holidays?

We should probably be even more concerned about the weight our children have put on over the same period. In 2007 a UNICEF study reported that Canadian children ranked second worst among developed countries in terms of obesity. If you’re interested … Continue reading

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Turn Off Your Cell Phones. It’s Dinnertime!

Do we have as many meals around the dining room table as we used to–together as families and friends, enjoying good company and conversation as well as good food? Most observers of contemporary culture tell us “no”, not in today’s … Continue reading

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