Book launch in March/April 2022 After my husband died from cancer, I wrote a book of essays and poetry that followed my journey of loss and grief then subsequent growth and acceptance over those first five years. Reducing WE to me was not easy, and I’m shocked I did it. But I did with the … Continue reading New Book Coming Soon
As so many do, I reflect on the year just gone by. I’m happy to report that the eleven octogenarians whom I love and adore are still with me and going strong on this last day of the year. I am so grateful for that. I’m surrounded by hundreds of years of wisdom. Good people. … Continue reading The end of 2021
What if a woman is murdered in a desperate attempt to shut her up, but thenshe is immediately stabbed eight times with her own carving knife by adifferent perp, who also takes a hank of her blonde hair as a trophy? What ifthis is not the first time he's done this? What if this has … Continue reading New Book Release
My life has been full of strong female characters: Flora, my mother, Carol, and Louise. These women were stalwart, dependable, reliable, and remarkable in their accomplishments. Flora—a lighthouse in a sea of stormy teenage angst. Through her example, she taught me how to ground myself. Simply by doing the next thing that needed to be … Continue reading Strong Female Characters
Growing, learning, stretching, and becoming the best writer I can be—it’s all a part of the great tapestry of my life.
signing my book, "Fragments of a Shattered Soul Made Whole" Part Two: Traits of a successful entrepreneur – Creativity and Resilience (C) 2018 PersistenceInquisitivenessStrong desire for successHigh energy levelGoal-oriented behaviourIndependentSelf-confidentRisk takerCreativeInnovativeVisionaryCommitmentProblem solving skillsIntegrity – thoughts, words, and deeds match upReliablePersonal initiativeManagement and organizational skillsAgent for changeTolerance for failureDesire to work hardManifesting abilitiesResilienceBrightAdaptableHigh self-esteemChallenge-orientedIdea-orientedInquisitiveCurious Many entrepreneurs … Continue reading Part Two: Traits of a successful entrepreneur – Creativity and Resilience
10May13 Lyn Ayre at her natural perfume table There are many things that a budding entrepreneur can do to ensure optimum success. 1. Developing a website is number one. Few people, in my circle of friends, ever refer to the yellow pages. Ours don’t even make it in the house; they go directly into the … Continue reading Entrepreneurship ~ The Path Less Traveled
I was trained in several dozen modalities of energy healing. I've been practising energy healing since 1974. At that point I spontaneously used it to help my son with the aches he used to get in his legs. It seemed to work, and I became curious about it. I delved into yoga, herbal medicine, chakras, … Continue reading Did you know?
at Writers in our Midst and supported through the Port Moody Library. https://calendar.portmoodylibrary.ca/Default/Detail/2021-06-08-1900-Writers-in-Our-Midst-18 There is a video of tonight's reading posted there. Facebook Time Post for me is 26:10. Thanks for having a look. https://www.facebook.com/pomolibrary/videos/935616330504389 8June2021 Hi Everyone, So, wonderful to listen to other people’s poems, which I’ve enjoyed very much. Thank you all. My … Continue reading Poetry Reading
Today I was interviewed by Janis Cleugh of the Tri City News, because I'm doing a poetry reading for Writers' in our Midst, which is hosted by the Port Moody Library. I was thrilled by the work she did on it. https://www.tricitynews.com/local-arts/eight-writers-to-read-at-tri-city-wordsmiths-poetry-night-in-june-3817169 Love Lyn