Monthly Archives: June 2017

Canada Day 2017 – Embracing Change

“We don’t develop courage by being happy everyday.  We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity” – Barbara de Angelis What does Canada Day mean to me?  Well according to my mother it is the 64th anniversary of my polio diagnosis and the beginning of the 1953 polio induced summer of silence so to […]
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A Birthday

“Children are the anchor that holds a mother to life” – Sophocles Today, June 15, is my mothers 90th birthday and she is surrounded by family except me.  I am 400 miles away but I am there in spirit.  A couple of my siblings flew out from Ontario and a couple from Alberta however between […]
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Six AM

“The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when the thing that couldn’t possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair” – Douglas Adams I was awake at 4am this morning which is really […]
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Adapting to Change

“Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up.” –  Pearl S. Buck  I have lost my direction and with that my purpose.  Purpose has always been important to me and without it one can easily become self–deprecation.  I am finding myself […]
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