A very wise person told me one time… “If you want someone to read your story… you better have a good title…”
How could I not read something titled “The Edible Rock”?
This is a wonderful speech, Katherine!
A few months back, I wrote about the public speaking competitions held by the Royal Canadian Legion and the Lions Club that I entered year after year as a child. Now my younger brothers are repeating the cycle.
This year, my fifteen-year-old brother did very well in the public speaking competition sponsored by the Lions Club. He even reached the provincials this past weekend, though unfortunately did not win.
Hearing about his experience brought back memories from 2003, when I won the Legion Provincials for a speech I wrote about salt. Curiosity aroused, I hunted high and low for a copy, but couldn’t find it. The computer I’d used at the time was no longer in existence and I feared my speech had been lost forever.
Grandma saved the day. Being the proud grandma she was, she had kept a copy to show off to her friends and agreed to…
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