Loraine’s compulsion to write exploded when her recent novel “My Delightfully Dysfunctional Family” was published by Friesen Press in 2020. Previously, she worked as a Registered Nurse for 32 years in many areas of health care, both in British Columbia and Alberta. Her medical knowledge opened the door for her to create a column called “Health Update” for The Interior News, a weekly newspaper in Smithers where she worked from 1993 to 2012. Her other success was a fortunate opportunity to have one of her many stories published in the 2020 Spring Issue of British Columbia Magazine.
A GARDEN FOR EVERYONE
When you enter the Gardens on Anderton, you are greeted by a volunteer host who offers a smile, an orientation, a history lesson, and a map. Feel free to wander at will, or follow the designated pathways through the various gardens: wherever you look, you’ll see colourful flowers, vines, trees, and bushes. If you are […]
Words by Loraine HartleyPhoto by Cherry Ong