A Message From The Author

Welcome to my site! I hope you have a pleasant visit. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has shared Invitation to Beauty with family, friends, colleagues, staff, clients, and even complete strangers! Thank you to all who have told me about their experiences with the book. It is deeply rewarding to hear that this work is having such a positive impact. May it continue to bring you pleasure.


Latest News & Blog Posts

  • The Way Home to Beauty

    The Way Home to Beauty

    I’ve always loved beauty; however, it became a topic of special interest when I decided to honour the voice of my spirit.  At that time, I was considering a new …Read More »
  • Earth Day Reading

    Earth Day Reading

    I’ll be celebrating Earth Day, April 22, 2016, with a reading from my book and discussion of beauty at the Kitimat Museum & Archives. Come by at 7:30 p.m. and …Read More »

From Our Readers

  • “Thank you for writing something so beautiful.”

  • “A beautiful collection of thoughtful words and lovely images – you will come back to it again and again to flip leisurely through its pages…”

  • “The messages speak to me like she is saying them in my ear as I’m gazing at the photo. I can’t wait to see what she has in store for her next one.”

  • “It is a thing of beauty. My only criticism it that it isn’t long enough!”

    Ray Valgren
  • “The book is delightful, calming, relaxing, soothing. We love the photography.”

    Suzie Valgren
  • “I’ve read it several times and it’s so lovely, just stunning.  It’s quiet and gentle, powerful and awesome.”

    Andrea Westphal