Dreams – Heidi

Sometimes dreams really do come true. I am writing this post from my new desk as I settle into my recent transition becoming the children and teen services librarian. We as a staff were very sad to see Ketsia go but excited for her to chase her dreams abroad. I have...

Farewell

I’m not entirely sure how to begin this blog post. I wanted to reflect on change or transitions or growth – it feels like this year has been full of all of those things at the library (and everywhere else!) and it isn’t stopping anytime soon. I am on...

What is a CSA box?

I grew up in the city of Toronto. My groceries came in fancy packages from large grocery stores chains. I spent little time thinking about where my “perfect looking” fruits and vegetables came from. Growing up I enjoyed delicious/healthy meals that my...

Eternal Summer

Welcome to the year of the eternal summer/ We are sweating under the pressure of the unknown./ Find the river/ Watch the stars/ Autumn is certain of its course/ and the weeds have no pity/ for our confusion./ I feel the sun on my face, And the coolness of night in my...

August

August is my favourite month. The sun is still warm, the gardens provide a bounty of food and beauty and the bugs have subsided! This summer has been a bit of a dream for me in a positive way. I have spent the past 12 years working part-time on a local flower farm...

A little extra

I’m a firm believer in the idea that one must always have something to look forward to. It can be big or small, a camping trip or a coffee, but it is so important to have something to keep you looking up and out. It is incredibly motivating to have something to...
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