Monthly Archives: January 2013

Meeting My Ancestors in New France

[This is an excerpt from Here to Stay an account of the lives of my seventeenth-century ancestors. Everything in the book is factual or a reasonable surmise (and referenced as such).] This book could have begun in 1604 with Louis … Continue reading

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New Memoir From an Abuse Survivor

Many people thought I must have struggled and suffered while writing my book. However, that is far from the truth… Continue reading

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My Son Denis is Born

My second pregnancy was also easy enough. This time Albert was with me, and he and I could live it together. My mother had had most of her babies at home, but by the mid-1940s, women were… Continue reading

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Retiring to Memoir Writing

Eight years ago as a retirement project for church, I introduced memoir writing… Continue reading

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What I Saw on Christmas Day

This is what I saw on Christmas Day while sitting on the couch with my husband at the Vicarage by the Sea, the Alzheimer’s care facility where he now resides… Continue reading

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