A tantalizing 'smorg' for the discriminating literary palate; ... color, texture and taste to nurture the soul and rekindle the spirit. Whatever your fancy, from salad to dessert ... a savory spread awaits Explore The Salad Bar for a feature dish of armchair nostalgia ... from English hearth to the sunny Okanagan to Canada's diamond-studded north. Enjoy a home-cooked bowl of mulligan stew ... life-relevant, entertaining, thought-provoking essays, and more ... full-bodied and piping hot from the Table d'Entree. Indulge in dessert. Reflect on a bouquet of the author's original song lyrics ... Canadiana, Gospel and other ... from The Dessert Garden. Wrap up your taste experience with 'after-dinner' Reflections: From the Summit. Music, Mukluks & Mulligan Stew ... from the humorous to the heartwarming to the sublime ... offers a warm and compelling invitation to Christian faith and lifestyle. ... A totally engaging read, celebrating wholistic, Christian perspective on life's foundational virtues and values. GRACE VEALE MITTS graduated mid-twentieth century from Canadian Northwest Bible Institute (now Vanguard College) in Edmonton, Alberta. A number of ensuing years were spent in Christian missions among the First Nations Slavey Dene of Canada's Northwest Territories. A composer/lyric-writer ... and piano teacher for close to four decades, the author has enjoyed contributing locally to church music ministry. She was earlier privileged to provide Hay River's celebrated NWT Centennial Choir with musical support during (1970) commemorative performance tours. The author has served on mission hospital and seniors' care facility governing boards and assisted in the establishment of a local feed-the-hungry initiative. Inspirational writing and the creative arts are among her personal passions. The author and her husband have three adult daughters and continue to live in the Great Slave Lake south shore community of Hay River.