Category Archives: Personal
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 Treesome

There is usually a lot of thought that goes into a victory speech but the only thing that I could think of to say at the time was, ‘I’m so…

A Ghost in Campbell Valley

Although I have been living in the Vancouver area for many years, I only had a vague idea of where it was when I started on a walk this morning. …

POETS (again)

If you’re a regular reader, you may have already seen this POETS acronym before – it stands for Piss On Everything Tomorrow’s Saturday.   I often say it and it never…

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…

Got a FOMO?

Last October, I deleted my Facebook account – forever.  I wasn’t comfortable with the realization that too much of my personal information was being shared and/or compromised.  Many of the…

Guemes and Me

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, I fell in love – minutes after my friend Tim Fisher pointed her out to me. We had all gathered at Volunteer Park, in Anacortes,…

A Small World

In early January, I began a walk across Canada, and hope to arrive in St. John’s, Newfoundland by December 31, 2019.  I am a member of two walking clubs; one…

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…

Animal Pals

If you’re a friend or a regular reader (or both), you already know that I love all animals, particularly dogs.  And if you’ve ever walked with me, you also know…

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