Tag Archives: Alberta Children’s Hospital

Thanksgiving 59 Years Later

“The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain.  It’s the loneliness of it.  Memories need to be shared” – Lois Lowry, The Giver CONFESSIONS – It is challenging to distinguish between a confession and whining however after two weeks … Continue reading

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Chapter 1 – Part 2, The Foundation

Let It Come Lying alone in your solitary bed, The arrival of death you do not dread, You’ve lived a different but confusing life, Accepting pleasure and the occasional strife, And had such joy with your now dead wife. You … Continue reading

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The Poster Child Philosophy

“A commitment made to a child should be a commitment for life” – Terry Wiens (on the subject of Poster Children) How many times does a picture of some cute animal or cute child show up on your Facebook wall?  … Continue reading

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Memorializing Youth

It has been one crazy busy week and yet I feel like nothing was accomplished.  The week ended on a sad note when I was made aware of the loss of yet another childhood friend.  My thoughts and prayer go … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2013

Another Christmas is just about upon us and it is a time of year that has a very different meaning for me.  I spend more Christmases in the Alberta Children’s Hospital then I did with my family.  The Children’s Hospital … Continue reading

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