Maggie Wilson Author

Historical Non-Fiction in Northern Ontario

Archive for February 2014

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

I thought I’d take a run at some photo contributions. Cee has been on my radar ever since I started here at WordPress. Time to jump off the fence, methinks! Most of the photos in my computer albums are of minerals. That said, for my first entry in the “White” category, I am pleased to offer a picture of something everyone here in Canada and North Eastern America has seen […]

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Tummy Troubles

Scratch clams from the menu. Poor Reiner was up most of the night with an upset stomach. My gut is not all that happy either, but at least I was able to sleep. What’s the deal with clams? Neither of us used to have problems eating chowder. Of course, neither of us can remember the last time we had a bowl of the stuff. It puzzles me. Does a digestive […]

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Product Testing

I read a funny post this morning over on Paul’s blog. He wrote about the demise of a wonky calculator. I told him that I’ve “been there.” What I didn’t tell him is that it reminded me of a very dark time in my life. The Year of the Bitch. Ten years ago I was going through a divorce, living temporarily in the basement of my brother’s home, and working long […]

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Why I Blog

Or, at the risk of bringing to mind scatological images, “Why I Dump.” In another couple of weeks I will celebrate my two-month anniversary here on WordPress.  So, yeah, yay me. But here’s the thing. I’m starting to become self-conscious about my writing. I suppose that comes with the territory. Especially if you spill your guts, make yourself vulnerable. Which I’ve done, sort of. In a muted kind of way. […]

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