Category Archives: family

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update – Lyn Horner, Mae Clair, Colleen Chesebro, Annika Perry, Jaye Marie and Anita Dawes.

Reblogged from Smorgasbord: Welcome to Friday’s author update with new releases and recent reviews from authors in the Cafe and Bookstore. If you have news and are on the shelves then please let me know by emailing me Visit … Continue reading

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A mother’s day…

I woke late and tired, having slept through all three of the alarms I had set to get me to work on time. The problem was, I had been unable to sleep until dawn, so I was bleary eyed as … Continue reading

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Colouring the world

I don’t often write about the painting. To be fair, these days, I don’t do it often… and definitely not often enough. There is something entirely sensual about the smell of oils and the feel of canvas beneath the brush… … Continue reading

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A photograph…

Looking for photographs, I opened a folder on the computer. The first image I came across had me unexpectedly in tears. I have seen it hundreds of times and simply smiled, if a little wistfully. Yet this time, for some … Continue reading

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A family of dogs

There have not always been dogs in my life, but there have always been dogs in my heart. All of them, except the setters, who were family and Echo, who was a gift, were rescue dogs. And all of them … Continue reading

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Guest author: Marjorie Hembroff – Ghost in the Attic #short story

It was a warm summer afternoon, and Bess sat cross-legged on the wooden bench in the back yard of the red brick apartment building while her mother hosted a tea party. Bess had just finished her new novel when she … Continue reading

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Guest author: D. G. Kaye – Twenty years after “I do”.

Thank you for having me over Sue to share a little about my newest book, Twenty Years: After “I Do” – Reflections on Love and Changes Through Aging, which was released in December 2017. This memoir touches on various aspects … Continue reading

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