Tag Archives: Kelowna

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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Kelowna – A Tale of Two Cities

I have now been in Kelowna for almost a year and I must admit it is a city of dichotomy.  I would like to say it is a tale of two cities but in actuality it is a tale of many cities.  Kelowna is no longer the sleepy town my parents use to bring us […]
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Here We Go Again

I attended my first community meeting yesterday since arriving in Kelowna.  It is part of a province wide set of community forums being conducted by the provincial government.  The topic, “Increasing Accessibility for People with Disabilities”.  The interest in the Kelowna area was so high they had to add a second meeting earlier in the […]
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Renting an Apartment from a Wheelchair

I have done my fair share of moving over the years and have recently moved back to BC following a five year nesting period in Calgary.  In fact this is my third move in the last twelve years which coincidentally are the only moves where I had to take wheelchair living into account.  Prior to […]
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Letting the Tides Take Me

Welcome to Kelowna!  After an almost four month hiatus from writing I am back.  Four months of craziness, turmoil and change.  My summer kicked off with a massive flood in Calgary.  The spin was “a once in a hundred year” event which, as it turns out is a shorter span than described, was only eight […]
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