Tears

I cry a lot. I have always cried a lot. I’ve cried for many reasons. When I was a little girl, my teachers made fun of me in school for crying so much. One teacher, at William G. Miller Public School in Continue reading Tears

Memories of Christmas Past

For the first time in many years, I’m home on Christmas with nothing to do, except clean up from the night before since we had our Christmas dinner on Christmas Eve. I tried to plan something for today. I tried to find Continue reading Memories of Christmas Past

Marking Time

The following is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to anyone living or not, is unintentional.  Fifteen minutes to three o’clock. I was nervous. I flew into Vancouver early this morning. Why did I agree to meet him today? By Continue reading Marking Time

Finding Hope

When I hear Donald Trump talk about closing the borders to Muslims, and I see how many Americans agree with him, I tell myself it’s because they’re American. Canadians have always cared more, we are a caring society after all. Continue reading Finding Hope

Work in Progress

There are a couple things about keeping a blog that I find frustrating. One is the administration of the blog itself. For example, I would like to also post some of my creative writing, but I’d like it to be Continue reading Work in Progress

The Fountain Pen

The following is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to anyone living or not, is unintentional.  There’s something special about the feel of a nice fountain pen; it makes you pay more attention to your penmanship. Penmanship – ha! People Continue reading The Fountain Pen

The Season for Giving

  Christmas is just around the corner. This is the time of year that embodies the spirit of giving. And yet, for so many people it’s only about receiving, and their giving is limited to their immediate circle. There is Continue reading The Season for Giving