Tag Archives: Fraser Valley Cancer Centre
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…

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….

Hi Ma, it’s Danny…

I went to visit my Mom and Dad in Oshawa yesterday.  The last time that I saw my Ma was four years ago at her funeral but I wasn’t able to…

Push For Your Tush

The title of this blog isn’t about any of the following: things to say while toilet training your toddler things to do while seated on the toilet things to say…

Finally, I’m as old as I look…

It was going to be a quiet 65th Birthday.  Nothing planned, other than going to the dentist at the Cancer Centre for an appointment.  And while seated in the chair,…

Dog Days of Summer

I recently changed the URL of my website from danielstandrews.net to danielstandrews.com but the change should be seamless.  However, I won’t be posting any new blogs for the remainder of…

Soaring Like An Eagle

Last Wednesday we said our goodbyes to a legendary hero and warrior and there wasn’t a dry eye in the place.  I first wrote a blog post about Doug Aikins…

Volunteer Week (April 6-12)

Someone once asked me “What are you going to do when you retire?”  Without hesitating I answered “I don’t know!” From the first day that I started working to support…

And the Gold Medal goes to…

This morning I watched as Canada won 2 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medals at the Olympic Games in Sochi.  And after all of that, I watched the men’s…

A Love Story

Originally published June 15, 2012 On Wednesday morning, during my shift as a volunteer at the Cancer Centre, we learned that it was Margaret’s 75th Birthday.  Margaret is a retired…

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