We all have a story—many actually—which define and influence, sometimes greatly, how we perceive things and choose to live our lives. Learning about other people’s journeys lets us know that we’re not alone, whether it’s a blog, book, or biography we’re reading and/or engaging in a great conversation. In some ways, it even helps us to heal when healing is needed. It teaches us more compassion, and help us to grow.
Is it time for you to write a new story for yourself this season and coming year? Are there some decisions you need to make, or healthy changes you want to initiate? What about volunteer work? And/or perhaps putting pen to paper or fingers to keyboard to write your first or next book?
Hay Day is the first book in The Family Farm Series. It’s a fun and engaging tale highlighting the importance of hard work and determination. Tater, a small and tough tractor, takes centre stage to showcase his enthusiasm and teach us about the process of baling hay. Faced with adversity, Tater is able to persevere and get the job done.
I C Publishing Introduces William D. Finlayson, Ph.D., Author of The Archaeology of Patterson Village
Author William (Bill) Finlayson takes on an extraordinarily complicated field of study, and gives us a fascinating look into the Archaeological Excavations of Patterson Village in Vaughan, Ontario. Through the meticulously documented and analyzed “objects dug up from the ground,” we learn how the people of Patterson Village worked and socialized. Dr. Finlayson’s wonderfully descriptive prose, illustrations, and pictures transport us back in time to the mid-1800s where we have a front-row seat to the lives of the people of Patterson Village.
Paint From the Heart is a step-by-step guide to communicating without words, and features the concept of intuitive painting. This encourages one to let go of expectations of what their painting should look like and, instead, focus on the process of creating and painting.