Monthly Archives: December 2012

Run, run as fast as you can: You can’t catch me, I’m the gingerbread man!

Stir a bowl of gingerbread, Smooth and spicy brown. Roll it with a rolling pin, Up and up and down. With a cookie cutter, Make some little men. Put them in the oven, Till half past ten. There’s nothing quite … Continue reading

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Holiday hours for the end of 2012

The Lennoxville Library closes for the holidays on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 at 4 p.m., and re-opens Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. We’re located at 101 Queen Street in the Sherbrooke borough of Lennoxville, right at the corner … Continue reading

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A Christmas story for the busy Townshipper

Out of chaos, we humans make order. That is, after all, what a story is — a narrative, a tall tale, a long and funny piece of family history, a way of imposing ourselves onto a world that can be a mad mess of insanity. As … Continue reading

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The scholars strike back

Michael Ignatieff is first and foremost an academic, and it is perhaps best to judge his contribution to public discourse on this basis. Setting aside his politics for the moment, his merits as a scholar have been widely acknowledged by … Continue reading

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Into the wild

A journalistic work by acclaimed foreign correspondent Dexter Filkins, The Forever War is not quite aptly titled, in retrospect, but it does reveal the general understanding of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as of 2008, when the book was … Continue reading

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