An adopted child, I trusted God to look after me. Then my son asked me to find my “real” parents. Was I willing to open that door?

I Know Who Holds the Future*

My brain hasn’t been up to writing, so over the last few months I’ve used the energy I had to buy or design new covers for all my books.

New Covers for All My Books!

It’s been 30 years since my dad’s death. As his only child, I got to watch first-hand. Because I’m a writer, I wrote about it.

Thoughts About My Dad 30 Years After His Death

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.

Why I More or Less Disappeared in the Fall of 2018 and What I’m Doing Now – Part 2 of 2

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.

Why I More or Less Disappeared in the Fall of 2018 and What I’m Doing Now – Part 1 of 2

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.

TV Series We’ve Watched Over the Last Four Years (and Recommend)

June was four when she was taken from her family and made an orphan by the Child Welfare System in Canada. This is her poignant story.

Why Didn’t They Ask Her?

I had read many lists of possible side effects, so I was prepared mentally. But nothing totally prepares you for the actual side effects. Especially hair loss.

Hair Loss, Breast Cancer, and Me – Part 6

Ray Wiseman spent years discovering that, at heart, he was a writer. This picture of Ray and his wife Anna was taken at the 2005 Write! Canada Conference.

Reflections on My Friend, Author Ray Wiseman

I’d had one injection of zoledronic acid and was due for another. But while I was at the hospital to see my oncologist before having the injection, my heart took centre stage and I was off to Emergency.

A Routine Medical Appointment Turns Scary

Over the past two years, I’ve read a lot of books. I felt the need to share some of the nonfiction books I thought most worth reading.

The 10 Best Non-fiction Books I Read in 2020

I now know why they talk about the problems some parents have to get their adult kids to leave the “nest.” Getting baby birds out of their nest is a lot of work!

A Robins’ Nest at Our Front Door, Part 5