A Crappy POETS

Yesterday, while walking in Stanley Park, near Second Beach, we witnessed a cyclist get hit by a speeding motorist. I was the first to get to the victim, a forty-four-year-old man who thankfully was wearing a safety helmet. The back of his helmet was damaged when his head hit the pavement. If he had not… Continue reading A Crappy POETS

Is You Is or Is You Ain’t?

The title of today’s blog may seem confusing, but it’s a saying that’s been around for many years.  I first learned about the saying a couple of years ago, but I can’t remember the who, where, what, when or why.  But the source of the saying isn’t important – it just happens to be what… Continue reading Is You Is or Is You Ain’t?

Pinch me – please!

Fraser Valley Cancer Centre

Originally published October 19, 2012 My morning drive to work (volunteering at the Fraser Valley Cancer Center in Surrey) began like many other commutes I had taken over the past year.  I was treated at the center in 2009, as a stage three cancer patient. Suddenly, things started to get weird when I heard a… Continue reading Pinch me – please!

Cancer: My Third Anniversary – Part 1 of 4

checking things out

Originally published August 16, 2012  The third anniversary of my first cancer treatment (August 18, 2009) was approaching and I wanted to write something about my experience – so that others might gain an understanding of this terrible disease. At first, I didn’t know exactly what I would write – there was so much to… Continue reading Cancer: My Third Anniversary – Part 1 of 4