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After…

Every day we go to Marc’s apartment and sift through the remains of his life, an odd assortment of the quirky, the beautiful and the banal. It is difficult but oddly helpful to have this physical task, one last thing … Continue reading

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A Death in the Family

These words bring to mind the loss of a dear parent or perhaps an ancient aunt or uncle, someone who will be missed but whose life was winding down.  But parents are not meant to outlive their children. This kind … Continue reading

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Year of the Dog

You might think that a year named after the dog would be a great year for me. So far you would be wrong!  2018 is not bringing much joy. Reeling from losing a dear university friend in December, I staggered … Continue reading

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Opera and Travel, the Perfect Mix

I have always loved the theatre. I love just going into the buildings, letting the atmosphere wrap around me! Even our quite new Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, with it’s warm wood and airy light pouring in all … Continue reading

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“Bring Your Book” Family Ties 2

“This book is really big!” my brother exclaims, looking at my new novel accusingly. “It is longer then my usual,”I say. “I found writing a historical just took more words.” We are sitting in the sunporch, overlooking the pool and … Continue reading

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Which One is the Prince?

Today it was Swan Lake at the ballet. I had the feeling early on there were a lot of people there who do not usually go to the ballet. There were quite a few little girls in party dresses and … Continue reading

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Family Ties & My Big Brother

“Are you ready to go out?” My brother looks at me dubiously. I am in my new strawberry colored, linen tunic from my favourite designer and the usual black leggings. “As ready as I am going to be,” I reply. … Continue reading

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