Tag Archives: Cancer
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…

Mother’s Day

I didn’t miss Mother’s Day last week but I did miss my Ma.  She died six hours after I called her to tell her I was coming to visit her. …

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…

Shoebox Treasures, SouthPaws, Bypass Surgery, and YoYo’s

It was Friday morning, and I had just pulled into Woods Coffee in Bellingham to get a coffee for the drive to Anacortes.  The clerk who took my order noticed…

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…

Valentine Daze

I  recently read that there would be 10, 408 babies conceived on Valentines Day in the USA.  We in Canada, have one-tenth of their population, so in my estimate, there…

A Fifty Dollar Walk

I had just returned from the walk at Skagit River Park and was trying to convince Holly that I would never leave home again unless it’s to go shopping for treats…

Skagit River Park Walk

I was standing near the corner of the street, with three of my gal pals, in downtown Burlington, Washington, when I suddenly noticed something I had never seen before –…

A Toothless Fairy

There is often a situation when I’ve thought seriously about giving up on a particular dream, but there has always been a counter argument for continuing the chase.  I remember…

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