An Assassination and a Funeral

In the fall of 1995, Nov. 4th, to be exact, the Prime Minister of Israel was assassinated. I remember driving the Sea-to-Sky highway from Whistler British Columbia to Vancouver Airport. I was going to a funeral. The year before, 1994, I went bankrupt. I lost my manufacturing business in Montreal and my home. My husband … Continue reading An Assassination and a Funeral

Why did it hurt so much?

What was the most difficult thing you had to deal with after writing and publishing your personal story or memoir? To understand what I’m about to reveal, let me explain that in 2008 I was given 6 months to live! I was diagnosed with a heart condition that I didn’t know I had but the … Continue reading Why did it hurt so much?

How to be unforgettable

How did Toni Morrison influence your life? At this time in my life as I’ve allowed myself to fall in love again, I would say her words on love touch my soul in profound ways. Every great author and some who never achieve world-wide acclaim has affected our lives in a multitude of ways. Toni Morrison’s … Continue reading How to be unforgettable

Why am I so scared to say “I love you” to my boyfriend?

For me, the answer has always been simple. I would be afraid that he is not going to say “I love you” back to me. I wouldn’t want to get hurt if his feelings are not as strong as mine. However, I think my answer and my thoughts on this issue are stupid! I bet … Continue reading Why am I so scared to say “I love you” to my boyfriend?

How do you justify loving someone, when he or she is not interested in you?

A Quora question that I answered today that totally spoke to my heart:   I would call that "unconditional love." I learned unconditional love when I was in a relationship with someone who chose to do Missionary work rather than to be with me. I told myself that he was just not interested enough in me! … Continue reading How do you justify loving someone, when he or she is not interested in you?

Death…can I visit you there?

  I Spy Heaven My dear friend Kristaline sent this note to me after a lover/friend died suddenly in 2011. I included it on the last page of my poetry book I (Spy) Love.   by Kristaline Shannon It’s so awful when someone is afraid and so awesome when you can ease that fear. Your faith … Continue reading Death…can I visit you there?

Cougar Bra … a poem

  it sneaks up on you   a thief, yes a thief of dreams a thief of life   one moment you are young vibrant, sexy   and life, lacking discretion demands attention threatens deletion for indiscretions of the bodily kind without compassion steals your passion erases your dreams sends visions of death and dreams … Continue reading Cougar Bra … a poem