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 are alone and feeling ready, Your soul is clean and your mind is steady, You … Continue reading Chapter 1 – Part 2, The Foundation
"Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength" - Betty Friedan Having spent all of my life with a disability I have learnt never to take anything for granted. If I accepted every "assumption" that had been thrown in my direction I probably wouldn't be where I am today. With … Continue reading The Aging Challenge
"Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition" - James Baldwin Have you ever had one of those mornings where you wake up and the first thought out of your head is "damn it". And you start to question why you had to wake up? Well that was how my day began and … Continue reading Is Home Where You Live…
"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear" - Mark Twain Another foggy day out there and no wind to help dissipate it. From my window I can see the huge Canadian flag as still and innocuous as a snail trying to avoid the escargot plate. I know Mount Benson is … Continue reading With Fear as the Warden!