Canada’s New National Holiday

Today is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This holiday was proposed in 2015 by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, which under Action 80 called upon the federal government, in collaboration with Indigenous peoples, to establish a statutory holiday “to honour Survivors, their families, and communities, and ensure that public commemoration… Read More Canada’s New National Holiday

The Trade In

“Why don’t you trade that in for a computer?” “I don’t trust computers.  I’ve heard horror stories of people losing their work because of some glitch.  No, I’m sticking to this handy typewriter.  It has been good to me for all these years.  I’m not going to trade it in for a computer.” “It looks… Read More The Trade In


After I lost Bill, I never thought I’d ever love again or even consider being in another relationship.  I was an old woman with children and grandchildren.  I was content to live a quiet, unassuming life, puttering around in my garden and swimming.  Then, I met you.  You reminded me so much of Bill.  If I’d known… Read More Deceived