Just before we left on a holiday to Newfoundland, a routine mammogram led to more tests and a large question mark. Did I or didn’t I have breast cancer?
I'm a writer, speaker, reader, teacher, pioneer, and visonary.
I have a lot of interests and my blogs are kind of random.
I write, edit, and publish books and stories in a variety of genres.
"We all mattter or none of us do."
- Patrick Skinner
"No person* is an island entire of itself: every person is a piece of the continent, a part of the main... Any person's death diminishes me, because I am involved in humankind. And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for you.*" (*"man" ^"thee")
- John Donne
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At one time, N. J. Lindquist wanted nothing more than to be a newspaper "life" columnist. Here are 21 columns she wrote for the Markham Economist & Sun.
Two coming-of-age Christian short stories. The first features an inner city student who questions his life after meeting a new, very unusual student.
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"You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children."
- Madeleine L'Engle
My Latest Posts
July 9, 2020
My grandfathers died before I was born, Granny Shaw was quite elderly, and I rarely saw Granny MacDonald, but I had Aunt Margaret and Uncle Albert....
July 1, 2020
Even though Jennie Shaw, my dad’s mother, was 80 when I was six, she still managed to be a powerful influence on my life....
June 10, 2020
Because my grandmother turned 80, I got to know dad’s family better, and learned I had a cousin my age....
June 7, 2020
Instead of being color blind, let’s choose to love all skin colors and to encourage everyone to become the best person they can be....