About the Author

I am a wife, a mother, grandmother,
A child when when things go wrong
And I don’t know what to do, A care partner for my beloved spouse,
A friend to those in need.
Most of all, I am a child of God
Put on this earth for a special reason.
I am me!

Mary was born in Newfoundland, better known as The Rock. At 19, she met and married Jimmy Dunne. As he was military, they did some traveling including a tour in France. She has four adult children and seven grandchildren.

Mary taught for over 30 years and her specialty was teaching students with Learning Problems. She retired in 2006. In 2013, her husband died with Parkinson’s Disease. She now lives at Belcourt Manor, a retirement home in Orleans, Ontario, with her Yorkshire Terrier, Rosie.