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A Play List And Painted Rocks

Posted on September 21, 2023

My friend Erin suggested I make a playlist for my novel Sixties Girl so I’ve created one on YouTube and you can find it here. Thanks so much, Erin for…

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Sixties Girl Goes to Paris

Posted on August 11, 2023

Sixties Girl with a glass of Chardonnay and one of France’s famous galettes The city of Paris plays a role in my latest novel Sixties Girl. Laura, one of the…

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Time for a Novel Round-up!

Posted on July 3, 2023

This lovely photo of my novel appeared on the Library of A Misfit Instagram page I’m hoping summer will provide a bit of a break from the busyness of the…

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Meet Me At The Pub

Posted on June 19, 2023

I’m really excited about a literary event I’ll be participating in on June 24th at The Public a brewhouse on Main Street in Steinbach where I grew up. Photo by…

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My Wish Came True

Posted on June 3, 2023

MaryBeth became a part of our family when we lived in Arizona In the early 1990s we visited our good friend MaryBeth in Massachusetts. MaryBeth had become like one of…

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Miriam and Me

Posted on May 15, 2023

My high school bestie Deb Fast was at the launch of my novel Sixties Girl and it was her idea I take a photo with Miriam Toews. Deb and I…

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Novel News Round-Up

Posted on May 10, 2023

Can you find Sixties Girl in this bestseller display at McNally Robinson Booksellers? I was so excited when teacher, writer and reviewer Spencer B. Miller chose my new book Sixties…

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A Cow Named After Me

Posted on May 9, 2023

In the fall of 2022, I got a message from Kathy Kyle who is a regular reader of my blog. She and her husband Russ Bayliss and their family own…

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The Sixties Scoop

Posted on May 5, 2023

Photo by cottonbro studio on One of the last chapters in my novel Sixties Girl is about a high school graduation night. Laura, one of the main characters, comes…

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Love Those Kids

Posted on May 2, 2023

Yesterday morning I blogged about how being around children inspires me and gives me hope and joy. And then yesterday afternoon I had one of those experiences with kids that…

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