Today was the day I was supposed to be taking my first helicopter ride and starting my yearly trek to Florida. It didn’t turn out quite the way I planned. I’m sitting in my house, in my pyjamas looking out at the dreary Canadian winter. We bought a place in Florida 2 years ago. We… Read More We’re Halfway Through January
My friend and I had made plans to visit another friend who had been hit by a car while riding her bike. We’d made food to take and planned to leave this morning. Everything changed when we were bombarded with reports of an impending snowstorm. We remained optimistic and planned to check again this morning.… Read More Expressing Gratitude Helps
I’ve been writing a novel for nearly a year. You can read more about that here. I’ve included a couple of excerpts here and here. I’m up to over 42 000 words but I was struggling with naming the book. My working title was a uninspiring “A Home For Peggy.” After writing down dozens of… Read More I’ve Finally Chosen a Title for my Novel
Read the story in its entirety HERE
I admit I’ve been posting sporadically here, and mainly photographs. I’ve been busy writing my novel, yet to be named. The working title is A Home For Peggy. I wrote a little bit about it here. I’d like ideas for a title. I’m 20 000 words into it, and feel I’ve accomplished so much, yet… Read More Did I Mention I’m Writing a Novel?
I just received a phone call that has left me warm and fuzzy. A woman I met in Florida, who just happens to live close to me in Canada read my memoir, Not My Story To Tell, gave it to her daughter, who in turn recommended it to her daughter. The twenty-four year old granddaughter… Read More My Readers Warm My Heart
We are experiencing ANOTHER snow day in Canada. We do have a reputation for snow but this is mid-April and we usually have Spring-like weather, long before now. We have highway, school closures and power outages all across Southern Ontario. This will continue until Thursday. Luckily, I don’t have to be anywhere but warm and… Read More Late April Snow Days
A year ago I wrote that 2017 was going to be a fabulous year and it surpassed even my wildest dreams. You can read my 2017 New Year post here. I was excited to find out what surprises were coming and I got the biggest surprise of all. I published my book Not My Story… Read More Here’s to 2018!