Tag Archives: reading

books & art

In mid-September, I found out about the Book to Art Club, whose goal is “to find hands-on, creative ways to engage with literature – where the process of art-making is more important than the product!” I love reading and I like to craft, but I don’t have enough time for either. (Sad, really, about the […]

Hopeless or hopeful?

I’m hopeless. Or maybe I’m just incredibly hopeful. Contrary to popular belief, librarians do not get paid to sit around and read (I wish that was the case!). Many of us are actually too busy to even have time to read. That is certainly the case for me. Over the holidays, I checked out quite […]

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 […]