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Two men who help me find the stories at inReach

Both my grandfathers were sawyers. Men who operated the main saw in lumber mills in the 1940s and 50s – a job long ago turned over to machines. Aside from this, they were very different men. My maternal grandfather, Tom built his own sawmill powered by a diesel engine. Quiet, serious and introverted, he built … Continue reading Two men who help me find the stories at inReach

Digital storytelling taking root in the community

Back in June 2010 I planted some seeds at the Building Community Narratives Through Multimedia Storytelling one-day digital storytelling workshop I facilitated during the Community Arts Ontario Conference in Kitchener, Ontario. Five first-time digital storytellers joined me that day to do a storywalk from Victoria to Cedar Street in downtown Kitchener. I've put together some … Continue reading Digital storytelling taking root in the community