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Summer’s End

It’s the equinox. Up here in the hills, they’re cutting the rice, burning stubble in the fields that makes the mountains hazy and layered. Fruit ripens on the trees, the grocery store is fragrant with grapes and crisp nashi pears. … Continue reading

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I’m learning about Canadian history. It’s a new world to me: I studied Burke and Wills, not Franklin and Mackenzie, and although the geography of this land is a familiar shape, the stories that go with it are ones I … Continue reading

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