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Many Words on the Street

I’ve been going to Word on the Street since its very first year, 1990, and used to volunteer at the PEN booth and work at the Ryerson table, when there was one. I always come home loaded with books, mags and paper of all kinds, having seen old friends. This year, I ran into a former student who told me proudly her book is coming out in October. Never, though, did I think I’d attend this wonderful event with my very own grandchild. By next year, he’ll be reading. No? 

Eli and his cousin Dakota at Word on the Street, in the rain

Our picnic in Queen’s Park – couscous and sweet potato!

Four months old and so trendy already.

Check out those paws. Hungry to hold books.



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I began keeping a journal at the age of nine. Nearly fifty years later, I started this online journal, sharing reflections, reviews, updates, and the occasional secret.

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