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Easter 2021 isn’t much different from Easter 2020. COVID-19 is still here and during the past year, she brought “her sisters”.  The Province of Ontario is again in lockdown and now for the month of April. So my greeting for everyone is, truly, have an enjoyable Easter because we still  have things for which to be grateful: the people we have around us and that many of us are still… Read More »EASTER 2021


Good morning on this March 20, first day of spring for 2021. A quick update on The Sand Clock. In the next couple of days, I will be writing a backstory for Barbara, Millie and Augie. I will offer a bit more personal information on the three women which will give the reader a better understanding of the times in which they were born.  Barbara, Millie and Augie exhibited courage… Read More »HAPPY FIRST DAY OF SPRING


My latest novel, The Sand Clock, is now in the hands of TRIMATRIX Management Consulting, Inc.  for editing and printing. The novel is about the lives of three elderly women who meet in a retirement home. They share the stories of their lives and, most importantly, their views on old age what it means to be an elderly woman in today’s society. The novel is based on conversations I have… Read More »COMING SOON THE SAND CLOCK


It’s been a while since I have been on my blog. No excuses! Now that COVID-19 looks like it is settling in for the summer, (perhaps longer!!) I thought I would write a brief update. We survived the last two weeks of February, March, April and the second last week of May in isolation. The remainder of my book signings were, of course, cancelled. A couple of months ago, I… Read More »UPDATE —NEW NOVEL


Hope everyone had a good Christmas and New Year. I am off once again with several book signings lined up for the new year. My first one will be at the Indigo book store in Ancaster on Saturday, February 8th. There is a super coffee shop in Indigo sooooo why not grab a coffee, browse the stacks and drop by and say hello. Hope to see you there. Take care.… Read More »SAVE THE DATE


Yesterday our local newspaper, The Glanbrook Gazette, published an interview with Tamara Botting. If you would like to read it, pls go to my Facebook or Instagram. I am grateful for her time.  

News article link Books also available on and eBooks on Indigo, Kobo and Kindle. Article by Tamara Bottig of the Sachem News. Thank  you.

Book Signing for the Emissary trilogy

Had a good book signing this past Saturday, August 10th at Indigo on Brant Street in Burlington. Folks were interested in the background to the books and how I came to write on such “different” themes. Great fun talking and listening to folks and the time went quickly. My next book signing will be at Indigo in Ancaster, this Saturday, August 17th. I enjoy the staff in every Indigo whether… Read More »Book Signing for the Emissary trilogy


back home. had a wonderful two week tour with Senior Adventure Tours to Newfoundland and Labrador. bus driver and guide were absolutely fabulous. the weather was in constant change. Snow was seen in some of the mountains and gullies. we had 2C overnight and 8C during the day in northern Nfld. We visited L’Anse aux Meadows on Canada Day and celebrated with a piece of delicious chocolate cake. high waves… Read More »update

Thank You

The Emissary’s Endgame is now available through my web site,, and Ebooks Indigo, Kobo and Kindle. My deepest appreciation to the talented team at Trimatrix Management including Alexandra, editor and Grace, web site designer. A special thank you to Elyse who interpreted and designed all three covers. Writing a book is one thing. It is the professionals working in the background that “bring the book home”.