Tag: Ada Mingo Teen Writing Competition

Feeling grateful.

May has been a busy month for me. I was a judge in the Truro Library’s 8th annual teen writing competition, named after my late mum, Ada Mingo – pictured here in her bookstore, The Book Nook. It’s hard to believe she’s been gone for 8 years already, but it’s a lovely occasion to remember…

Thanks, Mum and Dad

My parents have been gone for several years now. My dad died at 65; my mum at 70 – as I get older, those ages seem so very young! I’ve had occasion to think about my dad a lot lately, thanks to a scan and a scope I recently had, and will continue to have…