Category Archives: childhood

The Pillars of my Community

It became too sunny in the foyer at RVH so I’ve moved into the blood work waiting room of the chemo lounge.  Even the name sounds more appealing.  I wonder why we have adopted such names as foyer, suite, lounge? … Continue reading

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What kind of animal does that?

I wonder what I’d like to be should I come back to this world again?  I hadn’t thought about that question from my perspective before.  My Dad wanted to be a bird, my Auntie Helen wanted to be a race … Continue reading

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I will always be with you

Mother’s Day No matter how old, no matter what circumstance, I still miss my Mom on Mother’s Day. My daughter wandered into my room yesterday morning to plan what we were going to do.  The boys had gone diving, so … Continue reading

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