Little White Lies

Spirit Drum photo by Danny

The Oxford Dictionary defines a ‘white lie’ as: a harmless or trivial lie, especially one told to avoid hurting someone’s feelings. “when I was young, I told little white lies“ Although my stories are all based on the truth, some require a little white lie(s) to avoid embarrassing or hurting another person’s feelings. And sometimes, that… Continue reading Little White Lies

Cancer: My Third Anniversary – Part 2 of 4

Fraser Valley Cancer Centre

Originally published August 21, 2012 NOTE:  Please read Part 1 before reading this. The 2-week wait for Dr. Maharaj’s office to reopen was certainly on the top of my list of frustrations. Not being able to control one’s destiny is at, or near, the top of that list.  You know – it’s the circumstances that are… Continue reading Cancer: My Third Anniversary – Part 2 of 4

Volunteering at the BC Cancer Centre

Originally published January 22, 2012 In June 2009, I was diagnosed with stage 3 throat cancer and given a 40% chance of surviving if I underwent both radiation (37 days) and three rounds of intensive chemo treatments. The radiation treatments were brutal – I spent several weeks in hospital – and I am still suffering… Continue reading Volunteering at the BC Cancer Centre