Today I spent the afternoon in our own back yard, visiting our local park, having chaat papri and visiting the same library our son would bring cart-loads of books home from as a little boy. Continue reading Thorncliffe Park Neighbourhood: Thorncliffe Library
Sage and I go to an Italian grocery, a Canadian coffee house, an Indian bakery and then to a library with a large Greek language collection. Toronto in a nutshell. Continue reading Riverdale Neighbourhood: Pape/Danforth Library
Guys. I have a confession to make. For all I love about the library. For all I promote it, for all the great things I say about it. I’m a terrible library patron. We’ve improved a bunch over the years – especially since starting the Toronto by Library project – I can’t avoid going to a library regularly. Our peak of bad behaviour, was in the mid 1990’s when we lived in Bethlehem, PA. At one point we were going to accept a job and relocate back to the Boston area. In the whirlwind of planning and getting ready to … Continue reading I’m so ashamed!
What started with a library visit for Sage and I ended up with a tardis trip back to the 1980s. I think we really messed up while we were there. I’m so, so, sorry. Continue reading Maryvale Neighbourhood: Maryvale Library
Sage and I go to one of Toronto’s “Mall Libraries” on the east end, try (and love!) Salvadoran food and then remember why we don’t like shopping at Ikea. Continue reading Downsview Neighbourhood: Black Creek Library
The weather outside is frightful so today’s visit didn’t just include warming congee to eat, it also included gathering up all of my camping gear to give to people on the street along with socks and underwear bought while out on the trip. Continue reading Tam O’Shanter Neighbourhood: Agincourt Library
Daegan and I try savoury Japanese pancakes called Okonomi for the first time and get to see Salman Rushdie in person. Continue reading Rosedale Neighbourhood: Back to the Reference Library