OTR Celebrations

OTR Celebrates June with Susanna Strickland Moodie

“Ah, Hope! What would life be, stripped of they encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of today, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.” Susanna Strickland Moodie Susanna Strickland Moodie was born December 6, 1803, to a family of writers and poets.  Her birthplace may have been […]


OTR Celebrates April With Lucy Maud Montgomery

All life lessons are not learned at college,’she thought. Life teaches them everywhere.”   L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island   Lucy Maud Montgomery, Maud to her friends, writes from her life experiences.    The daughter of Hugh John Montgomery and Clara Woolner Macneill Montgomery, she experienced loss at a very early age.  Her mother, stricken by tuberculosis, […]