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Last night I went to a book signing by a woman I greatly admire. She’s a famous Canadian musical talent that I’ve loved for decades, Jann Arden. Her memoir is about her mother and the relationship they have now that her mother has Alzheimer’s disease. It’s called Feeding My Mother. Jann Arden is funny and… Read More I Met A Fellow Author and Gave Her My Book
I had intended to submit my manuscript for a final edit at the beginning of the week. You can read more about that here. I ran into a few computer problems but my daughter, Candice saved the day. She was able to prod a few more chapters out of me and encouraged me to take… Read More I’m Expecting A Call Today
A few days ago I attended a book launch. You can read more about that here. The event was quiet and elegant as you might expect in an art gallery. It was lovely to be surrounded by beautiful art. The book is called “Traitor’s Knot” by Cryssa Bazos. It’s a historical fiction set in the 1600’s.… Read More Alphabet Soup Challenge-Event
The alphabet Soup Challenge is to encourage daily posting. You use every letter of the alphabet in random order to inspire ideas for your blog. You can read more here. Yesterday, I cheated a little bit using X for Xitement. It’s all just fun! My exuberance yesterday was for one of my all time favourite singers,… Read More Alphabet Soup Challenge-Present
This is my “Year of Yes”. You can read more about that here and here. I’m not a negative person but my tendency is to immediately say no to anything that makes me uncomfortable. My husband, Greg, asked me if I wanted to have a retirement party when I retire in October. My answer was no. I felt… Read More Alphabet Soup Challenge-Yes!
My daughter Candice has gone back to work after being home with her son, Oliver for the past year. He has settled in well in his day care. It is a home day care with a mom of a toddler and infant. Oliver fits right into the middle. Yesterday, Candice received a lovely gift for… Read More Oliver’s First Mother’s Day Gift
My dryer broke a few weeks ago. We paid $80 and had it repaired. We are retiring in less than 2 years and plan to sell this house so I just need it to last that long. Today the washing machine quit. I could just give up and feel that the world is against me.… Read More The Laws Of Attractions Work!
How cool is this iPad cover? It looks like an antique book. You can get them for laptops and phones too. I can’t wait until it arrives. Have you ever gone shopping and bought something for yourself?