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 visionary.
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 matter 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
November 18, 2022
After a year of side effects from cancer, my next three years included changes at home, Covid, Zoledonic acid, a heart problem, and other issues....
November 16, 2022
In the fall of 2018, breast cancer took over my life. Since then, I’ve been very quiet, and I thought it was time for an update....
November 16, 2022
Since I got breast cancer and then Covid arrived, Les and I have watched a lot of series TV mysteries and some comedies. Here are a few....
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....