By Margaret LeBlanc
Captain William Spry Library, Adult Learning Program
I moved into my new home on December 20th. It is in Dartmouth. I like this new home a lot.
I have my own very large room with a private bathroom. The room has a large bed, dresser, television, and book case. There is a large window that looks out on the parking lot.
There are many activities for those who live in this home. There are different activities every day. Some of these activities include Fun and Fitness, Wheel of Fortune, the Price is Right, Baking, Bingo and Crossword. I am happy to be in my new home.
Adnan has a strong desire to learn all he
can on almost any topic. He works hard at
his reading and has a particular interest in
science, space travel and the planets. He was
born in Pakistan and his first language is
Urdu. He received his High School diploma
in Cape Breton and has plans to continue
his education in order to get a job. His
enthusiasm and cheerfulness is contagious.
He is seen here with his tutor, Pat Sims, at the
Volunteers Appreciation Pot-luck in April at
Keshen Goodman Library.
By Barb Pottier
Captain William Spry Adult Learning Program
It’s 5:30 am. The cats are waiting for their breakfast. Why do they not know it is Saturday and I have a day off, not just from work, but from everyone. I could lay here and listen to their cries and let them crawl over my head, or just get up and feed them. I drag myself from bed; the room is dark and cold. I sleep in the nude, so I have learned my way around the house without lights. I just open the fridge for a little light. Sam, as usual, is crying even louder now. I know it would not take long for them to eat. I usually let Sam out for a few minutes and she comes right back, but this is my day to sleep. I open the day to a cold gust of wind. It is an early April morning.