S2 E19 We Will Remember Them

On November 11th, Canada observes Remembrance Day.   Today, we will remember the members of our armed forces who have died in the line of duty. Across Canada, there will be a moment of silence at the 11th hour.  In the year 1918, WWI hostilities formally ended “at the 11th hour of the 11th day ofContinue reading “S2 E19 We Will Remember Them”

S2 E18: The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

Happy Halloween! On the days of October 31 and November 1, we celebrate traditions that have come to us through the centuries.  The ancients who commemorated the Celtic Festival of Samhain would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts, marking the end of the harvest season and beginning of winter or “darker-half” ofContinue reading “S2 E18: The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe”

S2 E14 Go Give the World

Welcome to my reading room! My sister, Sarah, joined me for poetry recitation in the afternoon in a summer garden. She chose a poem by Otto Leland Bohanan “Go Give the World”. According to LibriVox, “Otto Leland Bohanan was an African-American poet, composer, and singer. Born in Washington, DC, he graduated from Howard University andContinue reading “S2 E14 Go Give the World”