OTR Celebrates April with Lucy Maud Montgomery

Life is worth living as long as there’s a laugh in it.”  L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Lucy Maud Montgomery fell in love with Reverend Ewen MacDonald, the  minister of the local Presbyterian Church and agreed to marry him on the stipulation that the wedding take place after her grandmother’s passing.   This was in 1906;Continue reading “OTR Celebrates April with Lucy Maud Montgomery”

OTR Celebrates April With Lucy Maud Montgomery

“Dear old world’, she murmured, ‘you are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you.” L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Lucy Maud Montgomery qualified for her teacher’s license at Prince Wales College in 1895 and spent a few years teaching at Bideford, located in the western portion of Prince Edward Island.  HerContinue reading “OTR Celebrates April With Lucy Maud Montgomery”

OTR Celebrates April With Lucy Maud Montgomery

“It’s not what the world holds for you. It’s what you bring to it.”  L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables As a child, Lucy Maud Montgomery spent much of her time in the care of her grandparents, Lucy and Alexander Macneill, who ran the Cavendish, PEI post office.  After her mother died, her father spent mostContinue reading “OTR Celebrates April With Lucy Maud Montgomery”

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,Continue reading “OTR Celebrates April With Lucy Maud Montgomery”

OTR Celebrates April with Lucy Maud Montgomery

We must have ideals and try to live up to them, even if we never quite succeed.  Life would be a sorry business without them.  With them it’s grand and great.” Lucy Maud Montgomery   Lucy Maud Montgomery is one of Canada’s most cherished authors, best known for the world-renowned Anne of Green Gables.  BornContinue reading “OTR Celebrates April with Lucy Maud Montgomery”