Weather or not – here comes vacation

In Memoir by Lea

Covid-19 hasn’t done many people any favours. It’s hurt families, cut us off from each other and cancelled plans. This weekend, I’m supposed to be hopping on an airplane and …

Pie over the Airwaves

In Memoir by Lea

Tune into The Road Home on CKUA Radio for a treat this weekend. Host Bob Chelmick is featuring spoken word readings from the anthology Life of Pie. He’ll be reading …

Compassion, forgiveness and hope in a memoir

In Memoir by Lea

Memoirs are written for many, many reasons. One of them is to find understanding and figure out how to forgive. I’m reading Through the Glass by Shannon Moroney and she’s …

Cover Reveal

In Memoir by Lea

I’ve been working on a mystery series for girls ages 10 to 13 for a long time. I’m finally going to publish it via my indie publishing company. Growing up, …

China, human rights and a memoir

In Memoir by Lea

Today, Thursday, June 4, is the thirty-first anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown in China. Most of the world knows what happened then, and knows what’s happening now in …

Discovering Sophie’s Way

In Memoir by Lea

Who is Sophie and why does she get her own Way? I’ve been looking for information on Sophie’s Way in Edmonton for a few weeks. I’ve done internet searches on …

Nova Scotia

In Memoir by Lea

Immense grief, shock and disbelief are rolling over Canada. Nova Scotians are deep in mourning and despair after senseless act after senseless act took many lives. It’s terrible and as …

Back to the future: Part 2

In Memoir by Lea

Staying home now doesn’t just mean not getting ill with the coronavirus, it also means saving lives. Last week, I asked you to write stories of people, places or things …

Back to the future

In Memoir by Lea

I was walking to pick up a prescription from a downtown Edmonton store on Thursday when I heard shouting. Another pedestrian (two metres away from me) was yelling at a …