West Word Ho! The western poetry of Doris Daley, makes its debut in this world on Dec. 15. Contains Kitchen Cupboards, Mary Merry Christmas, What is a Westerner, Love on the Range, A Baxter of Blacks, Dancing with the Stars, 100 Years from Now, Shades of the West, and many more. Plus photos, plus an excerpt from my great grandmother's diary, who wrote about her life as a young pioneer bride in the 1890s. 96 pages in all, See ordering info below. With the US and Canadian dollars at par, the cost is $20.00 on either side of the border.
Through the kindness of friends, the following locations have copies on site for purchase. Price: CA $20.
Deer Park United Church, 77 Deerpoint Road SE (south of the Bow Bottom Trail
Co-op) (403) 278-8263; Monday - Thursday, 9-12, 1-4.
Future Values Investment Office (thank you Sterling) Regular business hours, Monday - Friday. #303, 638-11 Ave. SW; (403) 229-2123
Chinook Honey, just west of Okotoks and east of the big rock, corner of Hwy 7 and 16 St. Wednesday - Saturday, 10-5; Sunday, Monday 12-5
Pheasants Forever Office, just west of Home Hardware, 109 Fisher St. Open Monday - Friday, approx 9 - 4.
Russ and Ferne Wees (thanks guys!) Call first, (403) 687-3899
In Turner Valley/Black Diamond
Sheep River Library, (403) 933-3278
Bluerock Gallery on Main Street in Black Diamond (the funkiest destination art/gift store in the foothills)
Other Books and CDs
Rhyme and Reason
CA $20.00; US $18.00 (third printing, 2005) Over 30 poems, including Answering Machine, Pierre, Old Age, 100 Years from Now, Proud to be Your Wife, Love is Blind.
No Bum Steer, 1999. CA $12.00; US $10.00
Newest CD: Beneath a Western Sky, released December 2008
CA $20. US 18. Contains Average Girl, Dancing with the Stars, What is a Westerner, A Baxter of Blacks, Mary's Window, many more. Plus two Doris Daley-Eli Barsi songs performed by Eli.
Good for What Ails You
CA $20.00; US $18.00 recorded live (as opposed to dead) in concert in a ranch house north of Lundbreck, AB in September, 2005. Contains Answering Machine, Bones, Bless these Hands, My Perfume, End Times, Dear Charlie, Skunk in the Bunkhouse, many more poems and a few musical surprises.
Poetry in Motion
(CD), 2003 (temporarily sold out)
Three Babes on a Bale
(cassette tape only), 1996. $10.00