Well, we finally did it. Ever since the bay froze over completely–I don’t know exactly when that was, but I’ve been watching people make the crossing on snowmobile for several weeks–I’ve been threatening to walk over to the other side. While I can’t rule out an element of nervousness, I was just waiting for the..
Last week while Lady MacBeth and I were out on the ice, I all of a sudden felt my right snow go all floppy. I feared the heel strap or binding lace had failed, but was surprised on inspection to find the metal hinge had broken. It was the last thing I expected to fail…
Canadians are a hardy people, although we are a little prone to exaggerate when it comes to how cold it gets during winter. To hear us talk about it, you’d think December through February was three months of non-stop, hurt-your-face deep freeze. I am not entirely sure why we perpetuate this mythology. Perhaps to discourage..
We are very grateful to publications that feature our book. In the past two weeks, both The Labradorian and Yorkton This Week have published articles about Lady MacBeth Afraid of the Stairs. We’re also gratified by all the positive feedback from readers, including this from Patricia Forster on Amazon.ca. “I bought this book for each..
Did you know when you’re running a website (or blog, or Facebook page etc.), it’s more important to have new, content regularly than what the content is? A review of my snowshoes is not completely unrelated to Lady MacBeth–I wear them every day when I walk her–but it is probably the very definition of a..
I love learning new, or new-to-me, words, even if they are old out-of-use words. My latest discovery is one that Newfoundland owners in particular, and I suspect dog owners in general, will greatly appreciate. It is to groke, a verb that means to stare at somebody while they are eating in the hope they will..
We have added a new page to the site so fans of Lady MacBeth can follow her in photographs. Just click on The Real Lady MacBeth tab at the top of this page or on the image below. So far, there are galleries of the bug in her new environs in and around Postville, NL…
We have noticed on social media that people are receiving their books. That is wonderful, but if you thought our begging for your help was over, you were wrong. Yes, we are shameless that way. We need your reviews. Our marketing gurus tell us this is the only way to gain traction online and since..