Happy Mother's Day to the women who shaped my life and helped me be who I am today. I love you. Margaret Maclean Rayfuse Jones, my mother. (Taken in 1956 at Lac du Bonnet, Winnipeg, Manitoba) Fay Christensen Smith, my foster mother. (taken in 2016 at Calgary, Alberta)
Book Review: Back by Sunrise, by Justin Sloan When Brooke’s dad is deployed and later killed in action, she and her family must deal with their grief. Brooke can’t understand why her dad had to leave. But then she finds a magic necklace that her dad left her. When she puts on the necklace, Brooke… Continue reading Back By Sunrise
Book Review: Crusader - by Edward Bloor Roberta Ritter’s world centers around her journalism class at school and her work in her uncle’s arcade, located in a Florida mall. She plods through life never feeling anything, just trying to get by. Her one dream is to become a journalist. She thinks that her life is… Continue reading Crusader
Book Review -- Whispers of Hope, by Marcie Anne Jenson Dennie and Thes, orphans from Chile, are adopted by an American LDS couple, and for many years all seems well. But Thes is haunted by his painful past, and when he dies mysteriously, his family is devastated. Dennie’s conscience is burning a hole in her… Continue reading Whispers of Hope
Book Review -- Glimmer of Hope, by Sarah M. Eden Abandoned by her husband, Miranda Harford flees to his English country estate where she struggles with health problems and a broken heart for three long years. When her politically successful, wealthy husband, Carter, shows up at the estate to throw a holiday party, he and… Continue reading Glimmer of Hope
To all you Canadians out there, Happy Canada Day. I hope you have a great time with your family and friends, barbequing, swimming, playing games, and all your other activities. I am thankful for my Canadian heritage, for my ancestors who came to Canada seeking a fresh start, freedom, and adventure. Some were farmers and… Continue reading Happy Canada Day!