Reading Sylvia Townsend Warner. Douglas has gobbled up fifteen of her books, and there are still more.
Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize. Lynn Coady won the Giller.
Deaths: parents, high school teachers, friends from college, readers of this blog, seemingly everyone who was important when we were young.
Halifax drivers are becoming aggressive and self-involved. The days of stopping to wave the pedestrians across appear to be over.