An Accidental Artist

Jeffrey Owen Hanson (1993-2020)

Several months ago, I watched a news story about a legally-blind young man, who was really amazing.  He is an accidental artist, and although I am not an authority on art, his art inspires me. And here’s why. Jeff Hanson was born on September 30, 1993, with a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis and then became visually… Continue reading An Accidental Artist

One More Walk

Terry Fox - he saved my life!

In September 1981, I ran in the inaugural Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research.  I was thirty-one years old and living the dream in Oshawa, Ontario.  At that time, I didn’t know anybody who had the disease, but this young man’s Marathon of Hope touched me, and I wanted to raise money in his memory.… Continue reading One More Walk