Monthly Archives: December 2010

A Christmas Story

by: Kerry Riley First published in the Haliburton County Echo, 1998 When the subject of memorable Christmases arises, the story which comes immediately to my mind, is, strangely enough, not my own. My birth being decades in the future at … Continue reading

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One Mouse That Roared

or… a short tale of woe, in which one self-proclaimed pacifist animal lover learns of the pitfalls lurking within the implementation of a “live and let live” philosophy, on even the smallest scale. by: Kerry Riley In this, the season … Continue reading

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Venright, Steve: Spiral Agitator

Venright, Steve:  Spiral Agitator Coach House Books, 2000 Softcover, 125 pages First published in: Haliburton County Echo, County Life Summer, 2001 Review by: Kerry Riley What Diana Hartog does for animals, Steve Venright does for words themselves — stretches and … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Tale

By: Kerry Riley Apparently, forty is a condition which must be approached by degrees — one can not get there directly from eleven. I turned forty in 1996, and, while I am reasonably certain that this milestone resonates for anyone … Continue reading

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