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Inspired by Inspiring Others

Mother vs. Writer It's hard to be a mother and a writer. When I first dared to call myself "writer", I felt every minute I spent working on my novel, or learning a new literary skill was a minute stolen from my kids. As an unpublished writer, in particular, I felt selfish for spending precious… Continue reading Inspired by Inspiring Others

Inspiration, Random Thoughts

Vimy Ridge

At 5:30 in the morning on April 9, 1917, the battle of Vimy Ridge began with an artillery barrage never before witnessed on earth. The four divisions of the Canadian Corps, fighting together for the first time, parlayed four months of tireless training and military innovation to do what neither French or British forces had… Continue reading Vimy Ridge