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Out of the mouths of babes

I had the distinct pleasure of attending my grandsons’ holiday concert last week. What a joy to watch children from junior kindergarten to grade five perform. There were so many

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Ravines are full of magic

Toronto is a city of ravines. Fortunately, the city celebrates this special feature by designing and maintaining walks throughout them. Wikipedia has this to say: “The ravine system began to

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Social media isn’t so social

I’m thinking a lot about social media these days. The question that lingers at the back of my mind is: What’s the point? I’m particularly annoyed with Facebook and the

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100 Years From Now …

Readers of this blog will know that I am not usually political. However, it is impossible for me to ignore what is going on in the United States, our neighbour

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Writerly Musings

Today feels like a day to look back and reflect on this writing journey I’ve been on. Thirteen years, five published novels, two works in process, several reader surveys, and

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An expat in Hong Kong

The Admiral’s Wife was conceived as a novel based on my expat experience in Hong Kong for three years. In the very first version, I created four women who bonded

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Stretched Too Thin

I tend to be impulsive and optimistic, and to believe I can accomplish what I set out to do. These characteristics can lead to periods of frantic activity and sleepless

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Lessons of 2021

I’m feeling philosophical today. The question is: What wisdom has 2021 brought? Feel free to add your thoughts in the comments. Deadlines can be deadly: Not exactly deadly in the

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Out of the Blue

In late October, out of the blue, I received a message from a lovely woman at Lana had this to say: We spend a lot of time reading top

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