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More – Revisited

A memory from facebook popped up on my feed this morning.  It was a post I had written one year ago today and was entitled, “More“.  I read it.  I remembered how full of hope I was at the time, … Continue reading

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Oh, what a glorious morning

This coming Wednesday will be the non-official date when I received the full enchilada of my cancer diagnosis.  The “real” date was the 10th, but to me, it was the second week of school that counts more.  It is the … Continue reading

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The Warrior on the Door

When I first found out I had cancer, I took my daughter shopping.  We ventured into Roots – which we don’t often do as I am quite, well, frugal.  I fell in love with a sweater which I was hesitant … Continue reading

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Good ‘ol Stace

Dear Dad: It has been so long since you and I have chatted with one another.  I do hope that you are well – I know Mum will be taking good care of you – among others no doubt. Kevin … Continue reading

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The Window

I walk past his room and peek in.   It is empty.  There is very little evidence that Ben was even there – other than the bed sheets are not as straight as they ought to be and the odd … Continue reading

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Six White Tulips

Six White Tulips Six white tulips sitting on the step The first I planted quickly and will grow so soon I bet Kevin called me over and he said, “Five more tulips sitting on the step”. Five white tulips waiting … Continue reading

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