The Great Escape Room

You can read The Great Escape Room below or listen to it here or both. Nice to have a choice, isn’t it? The Great Escape Room A little while ago I went with a group of friends to The Escape Squad in Camrose, Alberta. This series of escape […]

More Like Her

Patient and selfless, she’s everything I want to be. I met a lady this summer that made me want to change my life, to slow down, and to focus on what matters. I suppose I met a hero, someone I aspire to be like. I’ve watched her work. […]

Roger Bray’s Interview With Me

Not so long ago, I met Roger Bray on Twitter. He asked if he could interview me and I said, “Sure!” He’s an Australian author and blogger who writes mystery/crime/thriller novels. He’s written three novels: Psychosis, The Picture, and Blood Ribbon. Bray’s third book, Blood Ribbon, is due for […]

The Long and Lonely Road

As I write this new novel, I realize it’s been a while since I’ve written something this long. I’ve written lots of shorter pieces in between this work and my novel Denby Jullsen, Hughenden. These were non-fiction pieces, articles and blogposts. It’s easier to write non-fiction. For me, […]

Why Thinking About Death is Worthwhile

Whenever I see a dead bird in my backyard, I feel sad. I consider this backyard with its flowers and shrubs and birdfeeder and birdbath to be a sanctuary for birds, bees, and butterflies. Those little creatures are welcome here. This morning I was out mowing the lawn […]

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

  I Love Social Media I love social media like I love salty potato chips! Even better, social media is like eating salty potato chips with interesting people from all over the world. When I consider leaving most social media platforms, I already miss those engaging people. I […]

Summer Lakes – A Photo Blog

Here is a collection of some of my best lake pictures. I have to give credit to my husband’s cousin, Dale, who took these photos of Anglin Lake in northern Saskatchewan:   We’re lucky to have a pretty, little lake nearby. There are pelicans and gulls, beavers and […]

The Idea of Democracy – by Amy Henry

“I thought about the hopes each of them may harbor. How, basically, everyone wants to live a life free from fear. A life where they have a home and food, and the means to procure both, with a little money and time left over for what they enjoy. […]

It’s Too Late Now

“Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life — and travel — leaves marks on you. Most of the time, those marks — on your body or on your heart […]