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of friends and communities, publishing and bookstores

This is my friend, Wendy Welch. She is a storyteller, cultural ethnographer, professor, bookstore owner, and author. She crochets, sings, plays the harp, and canes chairs. She is basically an all-around superwoman. History I met Wendy about 15 years ago, in grad school at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She was a year ahead of me […]


(written July 12, 2008) The other night, I went to the bookstore with my sister and her family. In the hour that we were there, I read the last two books of The Spiderwick Chronicles. This officially means that I have read the entire series of five books at bookstores. For my sister’s family, going […]