Maggie Wilson Author

Historical Non-Fiction in Northern Ontario

Archive for April 24th, 2014

Be the Change: What does it mean for you?

Gandhi’s words “Be the change you want to see in the world.” surface time and again and each time I read them, I cannot grasp the meaning in a way that makes sense, that sounds, “Aha! Now I know how to attend to this issue!” See, part of the problem is that I tend to take things literally. How can I be a “change”. It’s a verb! Or, as a […]

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Keesa me goo’night, Eddy

In the 1960’s, if it was 9 PM, we Wilson kids were in bed. Those were the rules if it was a school night. During the summer Dad allowed us to play outside until dusk. When the streetlights came on, that was our cue to gather up the toys and head home from the playground. Then it was straight upstairs to bed. When we were very young, we shared the same room. […]

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