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“A gift from the heart” – 2013 edition.

It’s no secret to scientists and psychologists that scent can trigger memories as vivid and real as the day they were created. Although my maternal grandfather died more than 12 years ago, pulling his suspenders out of the bag I … Continue reading

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Two precious gifts – one of hope… the other of healing.

As I wrote last weekend, in the annual re-post of ” A gift from the heart “ – the story of how an anonymous Christmas gift provided me with something far more precious than soap - the most valuable gifts are always … Continue reading

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“A gift from the heart”

There’s a new post coming Monday from my Huffington Post BC blog, but sitting here this evening – a beautiful Fraser Fir sharing its scent and the fireplace sharing its warmth and glow – I knew it was time again … Continue reading

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Hard facts and cold truth should decide fate of ineffective gun registry, not emotional rhetoric

I know many of you have been waiting for a really great post, on any of the hot political issues right now. However, I have been watching and hearing the seemingly endless emotionally driven rhetoric that champions of the gun … Continue reading

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Some ways for you to ‘Pay it forward’ this year.

I know that at Christmas  it seems like every Tom, Dick and Harry has their hand out asking for something. The truth is that this year there are more families than ever who are going to have a pretty bleak … Continue reading

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