Tag Archives: Cancer
A Secret Whispered

Today was going to be very special – I had everything ready except for checking my computer for new emails.  Most nights I go to bed early but not before…

My Last Visit

Sometimes a tiny, almost-invisible spark appears in a girl’s eye when she is about to say ‘yes’, but even the eldest boys at the dance often miss this important signal. As…

My Holly Golightly & Audrey Hepburn: A Love Story

Dear Reader, Although I have been writing a blog (a journal of my stories) for several years, they haven’t always been with the same web-hosting company.  I have changed hosting…

Why I Hug You

Okay, so maybe I haven’t hugged you (yet).   But here are a few of the reasons why I hug people, dogs, cats, horses, cows and even the rare, elusive, flying squirrel…

Route 66

The 12 clowns had just climbed out of the tiny VW Beetle and the crowd of screaming kids yelled out for more.  I looked at the time – it was…

The Day that Santa cried…

It’s early on Wednesday morning, and I am preparing Santa for his most painful official visit – to talk to the students of Nicomekl Elementary School in Langley. Visiting patients…

My friend Norm

We were playing ‘voice-mail tag’ for a few days, but I finally got a hold of him yesterday, while waiting for my appointment at the Cancer Centre in Vancouver.  We…

Yesterday in Montreal

I arrived in Montreal on Saturday night and had an early evening.  This was the first time that I have been in Montreal since the early ’70’s – with the…

Dear Laura

On Sunday morning I got up and made a cup of coffee to enjoy while I reviewed the latest news via my email accounts and of course, Facebook and Twitter….

Together again…

In the last 3 years that I’ve been writing these stories (blogs) – I’ve never written anything about my younger brother Ricky (Eric), who has been battling demons for most of his adult…

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