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Good Saturday morning, everyone! I hope you're all well and staying in touch with family and friends. As they say, physical isolation doesn't mean social isolation. Well, Ted and I finished our second week of social isolation yesterday as I imagine most of you did as...

Good Saturday morning! We're a week into social distancing as the world tackles CoVid-19, and I hope everyone who can is staying home. Ted and I are well and puttering around the house except for a daily walk around the neighbourhood. The weather's been typical spring...

It's hard to believe how the world has changed in just a few short weeks. Countries are shutting down as governments work to contain Covid-19 and the impacts are stunning. One of the most impressive things about people's support for all the sacrifices being made...

It's a sure sign of spring when we turn the clocks forward - for all those affected, tonight is the night! I've had a quiet week on the writing front. Got going on a new chapter but have stopped as I try to think about what...

So long February. Here's your hat. I don't know about you but I'm more than ready for the next season. So a couple of new events lined up, an Arts Cafe in Ottawa at Francesca Apartments April 30 and guest speaker at Quinte West Public Library...

The launch day for Closing Time is getting close! Elham, my publicist, and I have started weekly calls and she tells me that my copies are on their way. It's always a thrill to hold that new book for the first time. My Ottawa launch...

Some people aren't that keen on Valentines Day, but I'm not one of them. I like the idea of a day dedicated to showing love and affection to the important people in your life, whether romantic (well mainly romantic) or otherwise. Ted and I spent...

I'm late posting this Saturday because I was curling in the Crystal Heart city-wide bonspiel, which raises a great deal of money for heart and stroke women's research. With a two and two record, we bowed out after this morning's game. I'm thinking a hot...

I'm on the road this weekend. We drove to Cornwall on Wednesday to watch our daughter Lisa curl in the ladies provincials. They've had an excellent week, finishing first in the round robin, and will be in the final this evening at 8 p.m. The...

Things are moving along with the upcoming release of Closing Time which is due out the end of March. The book is now up on Netgalley for advance reviewers. Readers can preorder the book from any of the major booksellers, or wait two months for it...