Most people are surprised to hear that I am a hermit at heart. A solitary creature, who is used to keeping her own counsel. I made the distinction between needing "a fix" of people, to electing to enjoy their company. There is a difference. Usually when I enter a room, I feel awkward, and either... Continue Reading →
In the last two days, I have heard three stories of runaways. Two of these people are now adults, and happily survived their tumultuous history. The other story I heard of, is about a little girl. We don't know the full details as yet, only that she has been found. We hope she is happy, my friends and... Continue Reading →
Dawn and I. Didn't know the camera was on video! I have the privilege of having two Dawn's in my life. Both are in their sixties, with artistic leanings and a feisty spirit. They haven't had it easy. The first Dawn is featured above. We didn't know that my phone was turned to video!... Continue Reading →
Poetry: We Were Each Other's World.
My little girl's friend needed to go to the Children's Hospital for some tests, and my daughter knew she would be a bit scared. I agreed to let her go too, for moral support. It is such a confronting place. Essential items like toothbrushes are sold in vending machines, for parents who had no idea... Continue Reading →
You can purchase Lived to Tell as an ebook from Amazon or ITunes This book was a labour of love, begun when I was going through the events depicted in the book. It has a happy ending, I promise!
Anastasia Amour (pseudonym Stardust), sent me a little package of affirmative stickers. My daughter was very excited when I said Stardust had sent us a gift. Her little face fell when she searched the empty envelope. "Where is the stardust?" she pouted. I told her it was invisible, imbued on the stickers. Words have such power. You know,... Continue Reading →