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The Many Kinds Of Magic

Originally published as a column on CFJC Today on December 26, 2016.  It was after 11pm on Christmas Eve that my husband and I took the dog out for a walk. It was quiet. Magic of a different kind. Snow crunched under our feet as we walked, the dog sniffed this way and that, and… Read More »

Living In Fear Is Not An Option, But Something Needs To Change

(Originally published as a column in the AM News on October 24, 2014) On the morning of October 22 a storm of bad news pounded through all media outlets starting from the east, and by the time western Canada opened their eyes to the world, tweets bearing the hashtag #Ottawashooting kept coming faster that you… Read More »

The Magic Of Rain And Leaves

(Originally published as a column in the AM News on April 11, 2014 under the same title.) My dad knew how to tell whether the day would be a rainy one or not. He would choose when to sow seeds in the garden in early spring that way. Thin clouds piling in all shades of… Read More »