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When I started writing

I had an active imagination ever since I was little. I would dream up all kinds of things. I could imagine myself in many different locations and situations but I never wrote anything down but did make up all kinds … Continue reading

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Are past Christmas’s better?

When I start thinking back into my childhood Christmas was much simpler than it is today. Was it better? Maybe it was.  Our school was a one room red brick one with twenty to twenty five students. As soon as exams were … Continue reading

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My inspiration

Approximately three years ago I started to have weird dreams. In those dreams I was always holding a book or two that had blank pages and nothing on the cover. Some of these dreams were art related. It left me feeling puzzled until an … Continue reading

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Bess’s Magical Garden

This is the picture that is on the cover of  my book Bess’s Magical Garden. It is available in hard cover, soft cover and e-book. It can be purchased at http://www.friesenpress.com/bookstore/title/ and will be availble on Amazon soon. Synopsis Bess’s … Continue reading

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Road Trip

The old farm house I grew up in wasn’t very big which makes me wonder how we all fit inside. The main floor consisted of a spacious kitchen and living room. In the early years the upstairs consisted of a … Continue reading

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The Phone Call

The sound of the phone ringing penetrated into my groggy state. At first it didn’t dawn on me that it was the phone and not the alarm clock. Half asleep I reached over and picked up the receiver.  The voice on the other … Continue reading

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Why do I write?

Good question. Sometimes I think I’m crazy to write but it is a necessary piece of the puzzle that makes me a whole person. It is a love hate situation. There are times when I hate to write and will do … Continue reading

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To Move or Stay

Have you ever been undecided about doing something ? Yet deep down inside you knew that you wanted to do it. When I was working downtown I would sometimes look through house listings during my break, when a paper was on … Continue reading

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For the last two years of working I was looking forward to retiring and was getting tired of getting up at five thirty am. I gradually cut my week down to three days and joined an art group in my … Continue reading

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The effects of music

Music can have a positive or negative effect on your life. It can make you extremely happy or very sad. Some singers can touch you in a way that leaves you in awe of their talent and how they sing from … Continue reading

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