A Tribute

Hey readers, Last week, I lost my grandpa. It made the blogging a bit difficult over the weekend and I didn't have anything queued up to go. In honour of my Grandpa Keith Anderson, I wanted take a moment away from Pride and focus on Saskatchewan. My grandpa was born and raised in Briercrest, Saskatchewan. …

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Perusing Historical Fiction

History tells us what people do; historical fiction helps us imagine how they felt. - Guy Vanderhaeghe For this book review, I'm moving from the memoir of a Saskatchewan man to a fictionalized account of brave rebellion against the might of Rome in Terrance D. Williamson's The Pagan & The Jew: The Jewish Rebellion against the Roman Empire. I …

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A chilling look into Saskatchewan history

I have seen horror through the eyes of a child - James Daschuk, Author of Clearing the Pines This line on the back of The Education of Augie Merasty: A Residential School Memoir captured my attention immediately. That and the beautiful cover showing a solitary mitten in the snow. When I decided that I was …

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