My new book “Midlife Solo” is now available.

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This is the picture we’re using for the obituary. I took it in Vancouver on May 6, 1981 – three days after Anna’s birth. Mum and Dad flew in from Edmonton, and this was at our apartment just after we arrived home with the baby. Mum had baked fresh scones that were waiting, hot, on the table, and bought spring flowers. She was, herself, a spring flower. Age: 58. 



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