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A Slice of Life is a collection of short stories based on twenty-six older adults living in Burlington, Ontario. They speak

of overcoming hardships, refusing to give up, finding romance and realizing dreams. All of them full of hope.

Produced by Nikki Rottenberg, all proceeds from the sale of this book will go to Family Council Network 4 Advocacy

Committee to push for policies that will improve the lives of residents living in Ontario long term care facilities.

Author and producer: Nikki Rottenberg

Author: Patricia Gallinger-Giao

Author: Nada Abouelnaga

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MUSIC IN THE BRUSH an excerpt…
54 | A Slice of Life: There’s a light and energy in Don’s studio as he shows me his latest work. It’s colourful chaos, a kaleidoscope of paint tubes, palette knives, brushes, paint splotched counters and dozens of canvases at various stages of completion — deep blues, subtle browns, verdant greens, muted skillfully as the hues play across the panels. We talk a bit about mediums and technique. He’s gearing up to take some of his work to the Distillery District Art Show in Toronto. He’s a landscape man, that’s clear and I’m curious about how a music conductor comes to paint and why, so we sit down and he begins to tell me…

A Slice of Life is a collection of short

stories based on twenty-six older adults

living in Burlington, Ontario. They speak of

overcoming hardships, refusing to give up,

finding romance and realizing dreams. All

of them full of hope.

Produced by Nikki Rottenberg, all pro-

ceeds from the sale of this book will go

to Family Council Network 4 Advocacy

Committee to push for better policies

that will improve the lives of residents

living in Ontario long term care facilities.

Author and producer: Nikki Rottenberg

Author: Patricia Gallinger-Giao

Author: Nada Abouelnaga

Contributors: Sarah & Shelley Rottenberg

Funded by

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