Showing posts from September, 2023

My book is now available for pre-order on Amazon and at Indigo/Chapters

You can buy my book at in Canada HERE You can buy the book from in the USA  HERE You can also buy my book at Indigo/Chapters HERE You can also buy a copy directly from the publisher Rocky Mountain Books  HERE Thanks to everyone who supports me! It means the world!

Watch the CBC Documentary Short that Liron made featuring Young Birders and I and how birding helps those with grief

Young Birder program graduate and professional wildlife photographer Liron Gertsman and his friend Jack Bailey asked to film a documentary short for CBC about grief and birding and the impact that birds have on people. They also wanted to discuss the BC Young Birders program I founded and the joy the kids get from birding and the joy they bring to me.  I was honoured to be a part of this project but I admit some of the topics (the death of both of my parents) was hard to talk about. You can see I do tear up in one section. I hope that being open about the pain and my grief will help others who are grieving as well. Birds and the young birders really do help me cope with the profound and immense losses. My dad has been gone 6.5 months and my mother 21 months but I am far from over them and in fact I never will be. I am sad every day without them and just letting life grow bigger around my grief day by day. Thank you to the Young Birders who took part in the documentary and for the kind