Category Archives: Film TV and Stage
A May Day Call

Today, I did what I swore I’d never, ever do. I was sitting in the waiting room of the cancer center in Vancouver, waiting for a good friend, who was…

A Wet Kiss

This morning, I awoke to a tongue licking my face and it made me smile, as I kicked off the blankets on the bed and reached for my housecoat.  If…

An Empty Bucket List

In January 2010, I got a call from David McDonald, who was a film student at Simon Fraser University.  At the time, his graduating class was producing their final film…

Goodbye, So Long, Goodbye!

Just a short message to my devoted readers.  Today, I decided to delete my Facebook account.  I don’t trust this social platform to protect my personal information, and the latest…

A morning in LaConner

The first time I heard about LaConner, Washington, was about a year ago.  A friend had spent some time there and said that it was a ‘cool’ town.  I”ve always…

Snowflakes and Ice Cream

Nobody knows when it happened – but everyone knew that it had snowed during the night.  It’s an excellent example of the legal term ‘circumstantial evidence’ – although you didn’t…

Update from the beach…

Today I am going to get my new headshots done.  It’s been four years since I last had them done and well, I’ve got less hair, less weight, and more…

Trouble in Paradise

Last night, while attending the Crazy 8’s Film Festival in Vancouver, I lost another tooth (the 8th since my radiation treatments).  I was chewing a piece of gum, and suddenly…

A Smile, Nod or Wink in White Rock

Originally published May 16, 2012 Usually, I go for my walks on the Promenade at the beach in White Rock.  There are a number of reasons why I walk there…

Reflections

Here is a clip from the TV show that profiled me a couple of years ago.  I hadn’t looked at it for quite a while and was shocked to see…