During a recent dinner with a long-time friend, whom I have not seen nearly often enough over the past two years, she asked, “What is the most exciting aspect of being an author?” My response was instant and unequivocal: “I believe it is hearing and reading the delightful comments from so many of the people […]

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The Battle

Friends, At the time I wrote this, my dear friend Pauline was indeed trying to wage war on a deadly disease. She has recently passed and so I post this in Memory of Pauline, who battled courageously. Her spirit has been returned to nature and is free. It is most often during my daily nature […]

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The Climb

Twenty years ago, when I was 45 and Sara was 15, we decided to go to Jasper for our annual mother/daughter Rocky Mountain getaway the first week of June. That week we stayed in a bed and breakfast with an awe-inspiring view of Mount Whistler from the the quaint kitchen nook where we enjoyed our coffee […]

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Seeing my words in print for the first time…

Wednesday, October 5 I have just arrived home from picking up copies of Arriving: 1909–1919—something I have waited almost 60 years to do. From as early as I can remember, I have wanted to write a book, and I believe that my trilogy has been in my head, my heart, and my soul for a […]

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Arriving has almost arrived!

Welcome to the first of many blog posts about my writing, my inspiration, and my upcoming books! I have waited many years to put my ideas for a historical fiction novel down on paper and the day has finally (almost) arrived where I can see my words in hard copy. It’s a very exciting time! […]

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