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Sandy Day

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Sandy Day lives in Georgina, Ontario. She is the author of Chatterbox Poems, Fred's Funeral, and An Empty Nest: A Summer of Stories.

She graduated from Glendon College, York University, with a degree in English Literature sometime in the last century. Her professors included bp nichol and Michael Ondaatje.

Sandy is a AWA-method facilitator for the Toronto Writers Collective’s creative writing workshops.

She is an editor and book coach.
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Reflections on Fred’s Funeral

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At this time of year, mid October, I always start to think about my great-uncle Fred who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during WWI.

Yesterday, I sent out an email (my first in a long time) in which I included some photographs of the real Fred and our family.

In thinking of the how and why I came to write Fred’s Funeral I had the impulse to share those thoughts with my readership. If you

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