A Very Happy Thanksgiving Day

Before I begin my Thanksgiving Day story, I want to announce a very special friend’s 81st birthday today. It’s ironic that my buddy Norm Colon (the southern Norm), gets to celebrate three special occasions today – because he lives in the USA and they celebrate Columbus Day.  Their Thanksgiving Day isn’t until next month. So,… Continue reading A Very Happy Thanksgiving Day

Yesterday’s News

I had just pulled into the Langley Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery’s parking lot when my phone started to ring.  I glanced at the call display – it was the veterinarian’s office!  I’d been anxiously waiting to hear the results of Holly’s ultrasound test to see if the Cushing disease was in her adrenal gland or… Continue reading Yesterday’s News

A Happy Hearts Reunion

Hearts

  The three of us met by chance, ten years ago.  I had just been diagnosed with stage 3 throat cancer with only a 40% chance of surviving.  At the time, I was fifty-nine years old.  As I left the oncologist’s office, I tried to remain positive, but I’ve never considered myself to be lucky. … Continue reading A Happy Hearts Reunion

Finally, I’m as old as I look…

Dentist office at Cancer Centre on Danny's 65th - finally as old as he looks!

It was going to be a quiet 65th Birthday.  Nothing planned, other than going to the dentist at the Cancer Centre for an appointment.  And while seated in the chair, Cathy and Donna signed my ‘bib’ and then they sang Happy Birthday to me! And yes, I am finally as old as I look! Hugs, Danny… Continue reading Finally, I’m as old as I look…

Trouble in Paradise

Last night, while attending the Crazy 8’s Film Festival in Vancouver, I lost another tooth (the 8th since my radiation treatments).  I was chewing a piece of gum, and suddenly I felt a crunch.  It ruined my evening – I didn’t even go to the afterparty.   However, before leaving, my actor friend Angelo told me… Continue reading Trouble in Paradise