My muse returned this March; I’m thrilled. I began a new manuscript — fiction— that addresses literacy. I also revised the second manuscript on aging. This latter one has just come back from my editor and there is more work to do. Time set aside for the keyboard is now strictly reserved for creation and revision.
The authors write from a perspective of passionate engagement with an issue that exists in the world.
Next To Normal is a play about a family who may never achieve ‘normal’, but it is a family who will be content to live as close to normal as they can.
A compassionate take on the demise of a British shipyard.
Brent Thiessen’s smile radiates light, love and good-will.
I’ll begin with a confession. My husband and I drove into Toronto this week to see Charlie And The Chocolate Factory having never read the book, nor seen the movies*. The thought at top of mind as we sat in traffic was, Why are we going to see another bloody musical, and a children’s production…
There are public nightmares, and then there are private terrors. We know the former well, or think we do, as they repeat themselves on the news cycle. But a diagnosis for which there is no treatment can be equally harrowing as it slowly and persistently shreds the core of self and family. Dementia is one…