Monthly Archives: June 2014

Children’s Ghosts Spring Tour 2014 Pt. 3

Kelowna Museum, Kelowna, BC • Thursday, May 22, 7 pm We always love staying at Joyce House B&B in Kelowna, although this time our hosts Keith and Judy Standing were in Europe. (http://www.joycehouse.ca) Really enjoyed getting to know our new … Continue reading

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Children’s Ghosts Spring Tour 2014 Pt. 2

Kootenay Bound: Nelson Public Library • Tuesday, May 20, 7 pm The morning after the Regina launch it was back on the plane for Vangie Bergum, Anne and I, Kootenay-bound after this roller coaster ride of three cities in three … Continue reading

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Children’s Ghosts Spring Tour 2014 Pt. 1

One theme has emerged for me during this book tour—community. Community and connection, which are obviously closely related. It was a whirlwind tour, one that often left me exhausted and frequently exhilarated. Living in a tiny village has helped teach … Continue reading

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Slocan Lake Tragedy: Poem

“Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself.” —William Hazlitt The following poem was written in the horrendous emotional aftermath the New Denver community has been suffering since the deaths of four young people on Slocan Lake … Continue reading

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