A MOMent for Mothers

I’ll love you forever,  I’ll like you for always, as long as I’m living my Mommy you’ll be. — Love You Forever, by Canadian children’s author, Robert Munsch Written in 1986, Munsch’s iconic Love You Forever, a children’s story about a mother’s unconditional love for her son and the circle of life, has sold 15… Continue Reading →

How Can We Invest In Our Planet?

“The climate crisis has already been solved. We already have all the facts and solutions. All we have to do is to wake up and change.” ~ Greta Thunberg, environmental youth activist, 2018 (A version of this article first appeared in the Kingston Neighbours magazine, April, 2022.) It’s impossible to talk about Earth Day, which… Continue Reading →

Electronic Publishing Tips and Tricks

For the past few months, I have been taking an Electronic Publishing course for my Library and Information Technician program. I am fairly tech-savvy; I run this website, employ social media to connect with my audience, and can use most MS Office and Google Workspace apps effectively. I thought that this course would just be… Continue Reading →

Sports Stories For The Win!

(A version of this article first appeared in Kingston Neighbours magazine, March, 2022.) The Olympics have just finished, youth sports have resumed, and March Madness is well underway, so sports may be a popular topic at home and school these days! Besides the health benefits of playing sports, they also teach kids valuable life lessons… Continue Reading →

Lisa’s Book Corner Recommends … Read Challenged Books!

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” ~ Ray Bradbury Freedom To Read Week 2022 just ended, but hopefully the discussion about the problems of censorship and the importance of intellectual freedom in democratic societies will continue year-round. Organized by The Book And Periodical Council,… Continue Reading →

Canadian Black History, Told by Black Voices

(A version of this article first appeared in Kingston Neighbours magazine, February, 2022.) For the shortest month of the year, February has so many events and holidays: Lunar New Year, Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, National Flag of Canada Day, Family Day and Freedom to Read Week! I encourage everyone to take a visit (or several!)… Continue Reading →

Resources that Rock for Greater Goal Setting!

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (A version of this article first appeared in Kingston Neighbours magazine, January, 2022.) The year 2022 lies ahead of us like a freshly fallen blanket of untouched snow. New beginnings, new possibilities and new adventures await! But do you find that your… Continue Reading →

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Book Lovers in your Life

(A version of this article first appeared in Kingston Neighbours magazine, December, 2021.) Are you feeling festive yet?! No? Well, perhaps this holiday season is making you feel less jolly and more jangled because you’re stuck for gift ideas. Look no further! I’ve some great gift suggestions for bookworms of all ages. Books I can… Continue Reading →

In Flanders Fields

First published in 1995, In Flanders Fields: The Story of the Poem by John McCrae, written by well-known author, Linda Granfield, is perhaps one of the most enduring books shared with Canadian children on November 11. In addition to this book, Granfield has also written more than 30 other non-fiction books on war and remembrance… Continue Reading →


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