Tag Archives: Surrey Memorial Hospital
Notes from the North Pole

In 2009, I was diagnosed with stage 3 throat cancer and given only a 40% chance of surviving.  Not knowing how much time I had left and the fact that I…

Chasing a Dream

During the Spring of 2017, I separated from a forty year marriage and began planning a new life for Holly Golightly and me.  And as much as it pains me to…

Shadows of September

The Ides of March had long stopped marching, and I had finally reconciled my heart and mind to the notion that ‘you can’t look back.’  I had returned to the…

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…

Not a creature was stirring….

Originally published December 24, 2012 It was the morning of Christmas Eve and once again it didn’t feel like Christmas.  It had been years since I last celebrated Christmas –…

CANCER: My Third Anniversary – Part 4 of 4

Originally published August 27, 2012 Please read Parts 1, 2 and 3 before reading this blog post…. Monday, August 18, 2009 Oncology Floor 51N – Surrey Memorial Hospital I was…