Tag Archives: Author Visits

Before Enlightenment . . .

Before enlightenment — chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment — chop wood, carry water. After the retreat — author visits. Talk about being flung full-tilt back into life! No time to write this week, but time enough to ask a … Continue reading

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Perceptions

I was doing a felt board retelling of Leaf  for a Kindergarten class. Usually kids at that age are very gung ho, excited to be hearing a story, especially to be able to help tell the story, and intrigued by that … Continue reading

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My Very Own Roadie

Well . . . I’m on my way with my 2015 Author Visits. Thanks to a friend, the year started off beautifully. This friend [Hi Maggie!] was one of our kickstarter supporters last spring. Her pledge package included a skype … Continue reading

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Our Little Corner of the World

In the past month or so I’ve been bowled over a few times with gratitude for the time and place in which we live. Recently, Stephen and I watched the movie Remembrance: A woman topples into memories of her past … Continue reading

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Snapshots from the Road

One of the things I like about my author visit road trips, is the possibility for surprise. It’s such a departure from everyday life. There’s always a plan for the week, but I never know what’s going to happen when … Continue reading

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Mobile University

A couple of years ago, a friend asked me if I would be open to being the Artist in Residence for a week at the high school in her Manitoba town. The fear meter went from zero to a thousand … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Shade

I love my veranda! Okay . . . technically, it’s not a veranda. It’s a back deck. But I really wanted a veranda so, when  we put a roof over our back deck, I started calling it my veranda. As … Continue reading

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