Maggie Wilson Author

Historical Non-Fiction in Northern Ontario

Archive for June 19th, 2014

It’s a Hobby

When I was 9 or 10, my friend Kathy invited me to join her on a Campfire Girls outing. That day she needed to demonstrate fire-starting in order to earn the outdoor skills badge. She gathered kindling and stacked it according to the handbook, lit the match and held it to the tinder. Lots of smoke, but no flame. She tried a second time, and still no blaze. I knew […]

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