This post proves how busy it's been in my world! I started it on February 10th! Too funny! It's what, June 12!...I can't believe it, but here it is. As least the sun is shining. I am bikini-clad, sitting at our table outside on our deck...I'm keeping an eye on the pool as my boob… Continue reading Ketchup – photos, thanks, keynote speech and more
Two storytelling events in five days - what a gift! Sunday, May 28, 2017 - I'll be hosting the Jewish Community Centre of Windsor's Canada 150 Event - Shout Out! 150! We welcome eleven diverse storytellers from our community who will share stories about their experience as Canadians. This is a free event and will… Continue reading Two Storytelling Events – Sunday & Thursday!
I'm off to Toronto tomorrow to participate in the Rowers Reading Series. Should I bring my paddle? I'm definitely bringing my game, yo. I've got some new poetry I'm going to unload. Lucky audience, eh?! More details on the series, and what's forthcoming in my writing life... Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Rowers Reading Series Supermarket,… Continue reading Rowers Reading Series – Up Next!
Hello February! Tis the month for LOVE! Well, every day is for love, really, but as we're all turning grey like the recent skies, it's fun to have LOVE as the thing that helps us through this dreary month. And look - the sun is actually shining today! Yes, that's a blue sky too! Oh boy! Here's… Continue reading GRTTWaK, The Moth, Rowers Reading Series, All 4 Love, Mouth Piece Storytelling – OH MY!
Valentine's Day All 4 Love Poetry Dinner Event! For a mere $55/ticket, you and your LOVE can join 4 poets and a musician as you celebrate Valentine's Day! Join poets Kara Smith, Debbie Okun Hill, Cornelia Hoogland and MOI as we give your our best LOVE poetry! On vocals, serenading us with love songs, Crissi… Continue reading Are you in the mood for LOVE…poetry, music? Come to dinner!
GET COLLECTED! I was invited to phone in some poetry for Soul Brother Mike and Crissi Cochrane's new podcast 'Get Collected' which aired on November 1st, 2016. This powerful married couple have teamed up on the podcast airwaves to talk politics, poetry, and share music. Tune in for this Tuesdays and Thursdays for this dynamic podcast - to… Continue reading GET COLLECTED – Shields’ Poetry on NEW Podcast!
The literary life keeps me gosh-darn busy! And boy am I grateful! On the plate this week - tonight, as a matter of fact! - is Poetry At The Manor Volume 4! Each year, Windsor Poet Laureate Marty Gervais teams up with the City's Cultural Affairs Office to present Poetry at the Manor, an intimate… Continue reading Poetry At The Manor & BookFest Windsor – Oh the Literary Gems!
Look at us! Two gals in love with love! Singer/songwriter Crissi Cochrane has offered music and love lovers the gift a a homemade song for Valentine's day. A gift she's calling 'Songs for Your Sweetheart'. Of course, I jumped at the opportunity to get a song written about myself and the hubby's love story! Crissi… Continue reading I’m on CBC with Crissi Cochrane! All for love!