I am a 45+ chick. I live in the country with 3 almost (apparently) adult children teenagers, 1 husband and many animals. Here's the thing: The black dog also hangs with me occasionally and, thank the baby cheeses, life is not perfect. That's OK, because I work hard to be a glass half-full person and I can't lie! I write to help my head, heart and humor...and I tell myself 'I've got this!'

Book Nerd!


After attending a workshop at the ACT Writers Centre on Saturday, run by the lovely Kristen Alexander, I found myself toying with the idea of investigating writing on a particular subject.  I very quickly discovered that the interwebs held little information on my subject – I know – shock horror,…

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Sparkle Away!

The other day, whilst coffeeing with a friend, she reached over and violently plucked a hair out of my head!  To me it made a noise like ‘POING’ so violent was its uprooting,  and I said ‘Ow!’ ‘You’re welcome,’ she said holding up a grey hair…and then she peered at…

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Just Read – It’s a thing!

Vinnie's @ Mitchell

A very good woman I know is doing this thing that I like a) because it’s reading b) because it justifies my obsessive reading habit and c) because it helps people. Jane Rawson is an Everyday Hero, who tapped into the old MS Readathon days of our childhood, and decided…

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