Up & Running

Up & Running

Wow, I cant believe it is time to start blogging again. As you may have guessed, due to my lack of communication, I have taken some much needed time off. We moved, had a couple of kids come back home then leave again and basically started a whole new life adventure in the far off distant land called “The City.” Sounds silly. I know. But when you’ve been living in a small town for the last twenty plus years, as we have, being...

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Change

Change

Halle has come home! (Think Scream, a Lakeview Novel, book 3) Some parents cheer when their children finally head off to school. We did not. Our daughters left home too soon. Living in a small town we could not compete with what boarding school could give them, the opportunities, the education, the travel. So off they went, black flats and knee high socks in hand, at the tender age of 13. The school they attended inspired my first book...

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Sock Monster Hits the Classroom

Sock Monster Hits the Classroom

If you are an author, there is nothing better than visiting and working with the children that you write for. Their energy is contagious, a better “pick-me-up” than coffee. Even with my broken shoulder. Although, I think the sling made me look kind of cool. And isn’t that one of the rules of engaging students? Look like you have a story to tell. The answers I received to the questions I asked were truly inspiring. There is no end to the...

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Life as a Lefty

Life as a Lefty

Have you ever tried using your less dominate arm for everyday things? I personally try to avoid it. Typing is slow, hair brushing impossible, and eating, well… really not that pretty. Unfortunately, I have been forced to give this a go. I got into a bit of a ski accident. But, like everything else in my life… I’m going to use it as plot line. Firstly though, I need to thank the Whistler ski patrol. If you are going to get hurt, there is no...

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