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Mothers. Daughters. When was the last time a book of fiction had you exploring the ‘push and pull’ nature of your mother and daughter relationship? I’m currently reading Alice Hoffman’s latest novel, Magic Lessons, the prequel to her Practical Magic

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Devon in the Kitchen

Shadow Play

Photography is my first and most enduring love with the creative world. It began as a teenager when my grandparents handed me their beat-up, old Brownie camera.
I live on the shores of a spring-fed lake surrounded by hundreds of acres woodlands. I am fascinated by the magic and mystery of this natural world…

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IMPACT :: Reading The Lamberts

I began with WANDA, the most recent and captivating book by Barbara Lambert, that Eva Stachniak (The Chosen Maiden) says “… dives deep into the past to explore a world maimed by war and blessed with art.” It’s not only about the early years of WWII when Canadians of varied origins were suspect in their loyalties, but mostly it’s about impact of prejudice on isolated and lonely young girls…

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Bursting Bubbles

A woman comes to a certain stage, even when she’s lived a passionate life, where times get pretty slim that she’ll turn a head. I’m there now and for the most part I’m used to it, this becoming invisible.

So, imagine my reaction today while checking out the price of tuna in the canned goods aisle, when a good-looking, older man gives me a direct, twinkly- eyed smile. Me? Had to be.

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About Cheryl

I live on the shores of a spring-fed lake surrounded by woodlands in the Parry Sound District of Ontario.

My fascination with the magic and mystery of this natural world informs and invigorates my art, poetry and writing.

I have always been a rampant consumer of books, which influences my ongoing desire to move myself forward as a writer.

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