easy to read
very poetic in places
good to give
to Mom or Dad
It is a good book!"
the insight of When I am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple without the folksiness
for anyone who appreciates the kind of honesty, perspective and wise humor only
a grandmother can dish out."
gift for any cook
a must read."
her husband died, Joyce set about making a new life and living - she has done
quite a job
crowning glory came when she published Girdles and Other Harnesses
I Have Known at the age of 72."
Aging Dangerously, CBC radio
breakthrough for those who feel mature people have much to offer in the way
of story and art
an important book, for it taps into a significant market,
one that values the histories of real people and honors the process of growing
insight into the way life's simpler pleasures can bring contentment in later
Legacy | Alberta's Cultural Heritage Magazine
personal up-and-down journey of Harries' life, from childhood to marriage, ranching
and tragic loss, including the death from polio of the couple's first child."
writes no ordinary book
about inner beauty and strength and maintaining
an overall humorous attitude
a book you will read and read again as you
discover your favorite stories."
good read by a remarkable woman."
touching and thoughtful collection of life vignettes, poems, recipes, fiction
and shared wisdom."
author's courage shines in memoir."
takes only a few pages to realize readers are buying it because they've discovered
Sherwood Park News
Girdles and Other
Harnesses I Have Known was on the Edmonton Journal's non-fiction bestseller
list for 17 weeks and on the Calgary Herald's bestseller list for 2 weeks.