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What WPL is reading in June

June has to be one of the best months of the year. It is the start of summer vacation, we get to have the wonderful fireworks on the river, and there are so many enjoyable things to do in Windsor. For people like me, it also means that baseball season is in full swing, the Stanley Cup finals have wrapped up, and the garden needs even more attention. The 2015 FIFA Women’s World...
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Happy Birthday Robert Munsch!

Happy Birthday Mr. Munsch! 70 years for the prolific writer, which for us has meant an amazing catalogue of fantastic stories. Having grown up with his books, it’s astounding to look back at his career and take in the sheer number of works he has produced. To help celebrate the momentous occasion, I thought I would share my top 5 books by the legendary Robert Munsch. So here you are, my...
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What WPL is Reading in May

May is one of my favourite months. Between the warmth and the flowers, it has a lot going for it. Adding to our enjoyment, we’ve had the pleasure of picking up some great reading materials this month. It has been an interesting month around here with holidays, weather running from freezing to boiling, and even a new bridge named for a hockey legend. Not a bad start for spring. To me,...
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Remembering Sharon, Lois, & Bram

I don’t have a lot of vivid memories from being five years old. Still images of parents, grandparents, and people whom I no longer even have the slightest idea about are largely what remains. Events that were highly formative took place, and yet I don’t necessarily recall the details. Yet, some things did stay with me. Birthday parties, visiting grandparents, aunts and uncles, and other events have stayed in my...
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What WPL is Reading: April

The temperature is rising, the flowers are growing, and the rain is falling. (I’ll just pretend that I didn’t see any snow yesterday.) April is a nice month, it’s the start of something good. It’s just nice to see the snow go away and the flowers come up. While the weather has been all over the place, the snow on the ground is gone and I say good enough. I...
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