Maggie Wilson Author

Historical Non-Fiction in Northern Ontario

Archive for February 11th, 2014

Mica

After I posted my avatar several people wondered about the “thing” I was holding.  It’s a large partial crystal of mica, probably the phlogopite variety. As of last count, there are about 50 varieties of mica. It comes in assorted colours, white, pink, rose, lavender, yellow, gold, brown and black. Those of you who have traveled along the highways in northern Ontario, through the Canadian Shield have seen the enormous outcrops of […]

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Tea and Toast

“I don’t know if I can take it any more!” Annie cried. “It’s killing me to stay, but is leaving him the answer ?” “It sounds as if you haven’t had your tea and toast moment yet.” She looked at me, and sniffed. “Tea and toast?” “Yeah, it’s a story I heard a while back, about a woman who finally made the decision to leave a bad relationship. “She had […]

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