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Oh, Autumn.

Today, I feel Autumn in my elbows. In the yarn-like pain that pulls as I bend my arm up and down, up and down. Today, I smell Autumn on the hip of the wind. In the wide dirt-like scent of the earth yearning for a sip of water. Today, I hear Autumn on the earlobe… Continue reading Oh, Autumn.

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Small but valuable.

"Sometimes I wonder about my life. I lead a small life. Well, valuable but small. Sometimes I wonder, do I do it because I like it or because I haven't been brave? How much of what I feel reminds me of what I read in a book...when...shouldn't it be the other way around? I don't… Continue reading Small but valuable.

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Grand Opening of Gertrude’s Writing Room – Pics and More!

We had a wonderful, busy, exciting grand opening at 628 Monmouth this past weekend to celebrate RW Studios, AmlinDesign and Gertrude's Writing Room officially opening our doors! It's a great honour to be sharing such a beautifully creative space with Greg and Mary Lou! To find out more about RW Studios - click here! To… Continue reading Grand Opening of Gertrude’s Writing Room – Pics and More!

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Plenty of Things

Like chocolate... A delicious gift I was given just this morning after spending two glorious hours with a group of poets in a 'World of Poetry' class. I was invited to speak about poetry, and then participate in a salon-style poetry session. It was a perfect morning, really. I can talk about poetry and writing… Continue reading Plenty of Things

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Cross Border Book Talk with Karen Dionne – TOMORROW!

Please join us for a spectacular event at Biblioasis! I'm hosting the great Karen Dionne - author extraordinaire for an intimate interview. Karen will answer all my probing questions then she'll read for us, and then she'll sign our books! We are offering  *free* wine, coffee, tea and scrumptious treats from the Riverside Pie Cafe. As… Continue reading Cross Border Book Talk with Karen Dionne – TOMORROW!