Maggie Wilson Author

Historical Non-Fiction in Northern Ontario

Archive for August 8th, 2014

The Treasure Hunt

One of the appeals of mineral collecting is the concept of treasure hunt. While the minerals that we look for do not fill the bill as regards monetary value, they are precious for their scientific significance. Now, don’t get me wrong. Of course, we are grateful that other mineral collectors are willing to pay for the specimens that we uncover. When we put an item up for auction, and two or […]

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Lemon Tree

During grade school, I was friends with Lisa MacDonald. She lived in the house just down the street with her parents and brothers. We weren’t BFF’s. I don’t think. Were we? Well, of course not, because as soon as her mom and dad split, and Lisa went to live with her dad and changed her name to Lisa King, we lost touch. I saw her only once afterward. She dropped […]

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