Author Archives: shewrite63

About shewrite63

I am Theresa. I am a Mother and intermittent writer. I published a bittersweet novel under the pen name of Florence T Lyon. I am also a real life survivor, cynic and IT support worker trying to keep up with technological changes. Can't eke a living off of my writing skills - yet!

My great grandchildren will not be white

That’s a bold prediction from someone so naturally fair of skin and hair. I am okay with that possibility. First, I can say that because I have brown offspring from a mixed marriage. In my eyes and their doting Aunties’, … Continue reading

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Paying your kids to move out

I recently helped pay moving out expenses for one of my offspring. Some Canadian parents are willing to pay their young adult children to stay away from the nest for good. “A poll by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce says … Continue reading

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Walk the talk for Indigenous Spirituality

Originally posted on Florence T Lyon:
A kind and gentle soul can become frustrated by the empty talk from politicians about Canada 150, reconciliation and healing for the Indigenous people. For years, groups of Indigenous people, settler descendants and faith…

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Little jot cards get around

Just when we thought I couldn’t find a smaller jot journal… I received a bag of nifty little key ring language card packs as part of the loot I purchased from a local fundraising auction. The previous owner used to teach English in … Continue reading

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The travel jot journal

My recent writing activities have revolved around travel. Whether I am touring about town on an artist’s date or travelling outside the city, I like to have a jot journal, a notebook of sorts to record observations and capture inspirations. … Continue reading

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Why Being Nominated Is a Win – Guest Post by, Mike Martin…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Sometimes just being nominated is a win, at least it is for me. My book, A Long Ways from Home, just got shortlisted for the Bony Blithe Award. The book…

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Farewell to March! Hellooo, April!

Finally, we said goodbye to March. It seemed to stick around for-ev-verrrr! In the Ottawa Valley, it came in like a soggy little lamb. The days dragged on with waiting for buses in to the city and back for the … Continue reading

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