Opening Your Own Door

Friends and Self Our life has many ups and downs, We question why we’re here, But deep inside we know ourselves, Loss of friends is what we fear. Is it our expectations? Or the way that others act, That makes us really doubt ourselves, Over how our friends react. We put our faith in people, … Continue reading Opening Your Own Door

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 … Continue reading Canada Day 2017 – Embracing Change

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 … Continue reading A Birthday