August 30, 2015

excerpt from Chapter 34: Happy Anniversay

Uncategorized | August 30, 2015

…”Let me clear the plates away,” I said. “Is this a good time to bring you some coconut cream pie?” Tony shook his head. I watched silently as he jimmied the chair around and steadied himself to stand. “Are you on your way downstairs for the tennis now? I’ve got the channel ready for you; […]

The Golden Snitch

Uncategorized | August 21, 2015

The imaginative Harry Potter books and movies introduced readers to the sport of Quidditch where the goal of the Seeker is to catch the Golden Snitch, an elusive prize. Whenever we aim higher, or want to reach a goal, we too become seekers. Our focus might be on education, a better job or more satisfying […]

Genie, Genie, where art thou?

Uncategorized | August 16, 2015

Beginning days before I arrived at the airport to leave for Vancouver, my skin felt buzzing with electricity. But not static. Whenever something is coming to fruition for me it’s always like this, so anticipation reigns. Sitting in the airport lounge I scanned the faces of everyone – looking for the publisher or literary agent […]

High Flight

Uncategorized | August 9, 2015

“Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun-split clouds, —” – these words from John Gillespie Magee’s famous poem High Flight are well-remembered from school memorizing assignments. I’ve also been humming the tune to Gordon Lightfoot’s “Early […]

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