Category Archives: Books

Portraits of Talent and Inspiration

Sitting in the front row at the main stage listening to gifted writers speak about their craft was the icing on the cake for me at the Toronto International Book Fair.  Reading has always been my favourite and most satisfying … Continue reading

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A Booklover’s Paradise

I think I made it pretty obvious in my mystery photo blog last Friday that I was incredibly excited about the book fair I was going to attend all weekend.  Well, I am happy to report that the book fair … Continue reading

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Let’s get a little Outlandish!!

Fall is upon us and as usual that means that life tends to slow down a bit, so I have spent a lot of time reviewing my trip photos this weekend.  I have pretty much decided to post everything chronologically, … Continue reading

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A Booklover’s Dream

Best day ever yesterday!!!!  My bff and I drove to Barrie, Ontario to see Diana Gabaldon, author of the bestselling Outlander series.  We haven’t had a chance to get together in ages, so the hour drive gave us a great … Continue reading

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Check this out!

One of my best blogging friends, T.B. Markinson, is becoming quite the accomplished author.  She is almost ready to publish her third novel, and I have had the privilege of reading and reviewing each of her books.  Right now, her … Continue reading

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Can an addiction be good?

You may have noticed that I haven’t been posting as much lately.  Part of the reason is how crazy busy life always is, but there is also another reason.  I have an addiction but one that I just can’t look … Continue reading

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Mystery Revealed

Yesterday, the mystery photo was hosted by my very good friend and published author, T.B. Markinson, as sort of a lead in to my post today.  You see, the mystery photo was actually the joint between the foot and the … Continue reading

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Feelings of Awe and Wonder

The tour guide led the way through the doorway, I looked up from adjusting the settings on my camera, stopped in my tracks, and had to catch my jaw before it hit the floor.  This was my reaction to the … Continue reading

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Applauding a friend!

I know that my blog has a photography theme, but today I am straying from the usual to help out a very close blogging friend of mine, T.B. Markinson.  She is a fairly new author to the literary world (yes, … Continue reading

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A Treasure Found

I really wasn’t planning on posting this weekend because as  most of you know Mike and I are visiting my parents in Kingston, Ontario, but I was so excited about a treasure I found today that I needed to share … Continue reading

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