periods of history

by Olga Grushin

Recently, I woke up before dawn to join a line of lawn chair-ensconced, knee-blanketed, coffee-clutching parents outside our local community centre. I had a riveting conversation with the man next to me for over two hours before actually seeing face when the sun finally broke over the frigid horizon. The reason we were there? To secure a spot for our kids at a popular summer day camp. Read more…