I love the ordinary moments.
I celebrate everyday things.

They are too often lost in the race for something grand. I hold dear our humdrum routines. These accumulating hours make up our lifetimes and when we remember, it is always the simplest of pleasures that make us happy. These are the memories I create in my books.

Although born and raised in Montreal a hundred years ago, I live in Cape Breton with my retired husband, two warring cats and a murder of crows. Our kids flew the coop long ago. I got into writing as a way to avoid housework and I’ve been on a diet for over fifty years with no success. I like to walk, read and collect old children’s books. It is my mission in life to hug as many animals as possible.


Mary Mary hits shelves this October!
September 15, 2016

Watch for my new novel, Mary Mary, coming to book stores near you this October!


February 2, 2016

Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Buy a love story for the person you love!!

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Family Matters Are You Kidding? Column # 7
December 10, 2015

“Christmas time is here….happiness and cheer…” Really? Let’s look at it from a woman’s perspective.

1. You fought through crowds last Boxing day to buy cheap wrapping paper, ribbons and tags for next year. You threw them in the back of a closet.

Family Matters. Are you kidding? Column # 5
October 23, 2015

I’m going to rat myself out this year and admit that I absolutely hate Halloween. I hid this fact as best I could from my kids in their childhood years, and I’m proud of myself for doing so, but now that they are adults, I can tell them the miserable truth.…

Upcoming Events

September 26, 2017

I will be reading on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, from 6:30-8 pm at Kings Riverside Court, 125 Webster St., Kentville. The reading will be held in the Bluenose Lounge.