Many years ago I read a wonderful book titled The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence and then, a few years later, was privileged to see the play with Shirley Douglas in the role of Hagar, one of my favorite fictional characters. Hagar was crotchety and difficult and fascinating to me. I also had the opportunity to visit Margaret's beautiful brick home in Neepawa, Manitoba, which has been named Manitoba's Most Beautiful Town more than any other and which was the setting for many of her novels. Though I haven't read all of her writing, everything that I have has resonated with me and I have always loved the fact that she was a founder of the Writers' Trust of Canada in support of the writing community.
AIRdirondack Art Project