Chapter 4: How to read a doctor’s office

I owe thanks to Graeme Decarie for prompting me to get started on the writing of my very own Autobiography Stories. I urge you to get started on your stories as well, if you have not yet done so. When we think of reading, we think of reading a text or a screen. I like to […]

Chapter 3: My family fled as refugees

Click here to access BBC Estonia country profile > Chapter 3 of my Autobiography Story is concerned with my family’s refuge story – which as it turns out, is a story about how I ended up in Canada and among other things helps to explain my interest in military history. A couple of previous posts […]

Chapter 2: Learning fluency as a second language

In recent years, I’ve spoken to several hundred elementary school students, in schools served by the Peel District School Board and the Toronto District School Board, about the topic of stuttering. So I can picture that one of my autobiography stories will be a blending of those stories – a large number of which I […]

Chapter 1: Cartierville School in Montreal

In a previous post, I’ve discussed Graeme Decarie’s recommendation that Malcolm Campbell High School grads start working on their Autobiography Stories. A short version of a part of my story appears in a post entitled: MCHS bio for Jaan Pill, class of ’63  Below is a draft of another part of the autobiography story that I’ve […]