About

Hello!

Glad to have you come for a visit. Grab a cup of coffee or tea, or a glass something icy cold, and join me as I share some short stories, journal notes, or perhaps read the review of a book I’ve read recently.

My interest in writing goes back to school days. I can’t claim much credit for this inclination, though, except that I read a lot and some of it’s bound to rub off. I come from a long line of storytellers. My grandparents were noted for reciting long poems and my uncles were avid storytellers, as are some of my siblings. So it’s genetic.

I was born, raised and married in Saskatchewan.  This is where I love to be, where I can see the open sky, the distant horizon, a zillion stars at night.  After years of roaming around, living in five provinces, we’ve settled on an acreage an hour from Saskatoon. We have one daughter who’s married and living near us, so we have all our grandchildren close by. They are my writing fan club. 🙂

I grew up without much religious teaching but became a Christian in November 1974, at the age of 21. My husband and I became members of the Church of God in Christ, Mennonite in Feb 1979, and have been faithful attenders ever since.

Some years back I joined a writers group in Saskatoon and in 2012 one of my writer friends introduced me to the world of blogging. This gave me the incentive I needed to keep writing. I’ve been maintaining several blogs for awhile but  in March of 2017 I decided to start afresh, putting all my writing in this one blog.

I may write about some health issues from time to time. Several years ago I learned that I had a chronic type of leukemia doctors have dubbed CLL. To combat this I had to take chemo therapy treatments from April to Sept 2016. I’m not cured, but the doctors tell me I’m in remission for awhile. Thanks be!

I do hope you enjoy your visit here. Feel free to leave your comments.

Christine G.

2 thoughts on “About

  1. Christine, it is so nice to come to visit. I know I will enjoy more of your writings, so to keep from getting behind, I’m marking your follow. I’ll see you regularly that way. Thanks so much for coming to my blog and leading me here.

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