Category Archives: Canadian

Carolyn’s MY Kind Of Mystery 2017

  Happy “RIEDEL Challenges” day!  February 1st is when my four groups renew.  Here is to a fun year with MY KIND OF MYSTERY 2017!  Do you read them?  Millions do, so I hope you click the banner to join me … Continue reading

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Checking On Gentle Spectrums

I can’t believe I have had my birthday only two weeks ago and now we have reached December!  Even though RIEDEL Fascination groups go until January 31, with review page links open longer so folks can take their time catching-up … Continue reading

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A Winter Birthday Reflection!

Happy November and in three days’ time:  happy birthday to me, Carolyn! This year 2016 has been good.  Legends like Doris Roberts (who isn’t mentioned enough), David Bowie, Glen Fry, and Leonard Cohen have departed but personally:  like a summer … Continue reading

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About gardening, from Manitoba!

Hello from the sunny spring of Manitoba!  How are you? I enjoy thinking my readers are likely gardening now as Ron & I are.  To share a little about that with you:  we live in what is called “Hardiness Zone … Continue reading

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Non Fiction And Translation

I need to refresh my skills but one thin blogosphere friends might not know about me, is that I am an accomplished linguist.  I don’t merely mean with animals.  :)  Languages are something I have always taken to with ease. … Continue reading

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After 30 years…. ghosts at last!

So many times, I got excited about books in which protagonists investigate the source of a spooky light….  only to find it is someone with lamp.  I have been patient for a very long time.  Early in life, I sampled … Continue reading

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Does your kind of mystery exist?

Everyone who has discussed books with me for a minute knows my plea:  authors need to fill a gaping void of ghostly fiction for adults!  Rather than it be an easily buried sidenote;  new acquaintances (clearly unwary that asking me … Continue reading

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Special Historic Occasions

It’s my parents’ anniversary!  I shared a nice conversation with them today, which you can do with three people when you have landline telephones.  There was a lot to joke and chat about in earnest.  Even “Back To The Future … Continue reading

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Happy “Future” Day!

Today is special.  How could I have missed it?  A huge chunk of my family members, including me, have absolutely loved the “Back To The Future” films since the beginning.  We were children in 1985, when the premiering film travels … Continue reading

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Is Canada ‘strategizing’ or choosing?

In my previous article, I described the way conservative party leader, Prime Minister Stephen Harper was elected again and again;  not representative of the average Canadian’s preference but as a result of familiarity and complacency.  His was a familiar name during … Continue reading

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Canadians Undecided About Monday?

There has been unbelievable hype over faraway elections of other countries.  We need excitement about the election of our Prime Minister….  NEXT WEEK!  The New Democrat Party (NDPs) and the Green Party discuss in their platforms, available on-line, that our voting process … Continue reading

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Open to everyone, always.

Happy summer to everyone reading my blog and my challengers!  I’d love for all of you to update me about yourselves, or introduce yourselves if you haven’t before.  I recently issued a prayer for Saskatchewan and other provinces enduring forest … Continue reading

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