Blah, Blah, Blah…Ginger

Blah, Blah, Blah…Ginger By Maryanne Pope  “Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff … Read more Blah, Blah, Blah…Ginger

In Case of Emergency…

If Emergency Struck… Could You Put Your Hands on Important Documents?   You won’t like this blog – but it’s an important one to read 🙁 On Sept 29th, 2000, while searching a warehouse, my police officer husband, John, fell through an unmarked false ceiling, hit his head and died of brain injuries. We were both 32. The next … Read more In Case of Emergency…

Squirrel at the Birdbell

Updated Oct 25th, 2017 Squirrel at the Birdbell – Death & the Domino Effect   Ya gotta love it when a $100 cheque arrives in the mail . . . and you weren’t expecting it.  In March 2006, I won the Canadian Writer’s Journal short fiction award for a short story called Squirrel at the … Read more Squirrel at the Birdbell