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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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“Remember this: We be many, and they be few. They need us more than we need them…” ~ Arundhati Roy

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Rambo bridge last call strikes chord for faithful British Columbians

Even in illness, there are moments of clarity- such precise moments that speak ones inner certainty with such impact that to ignore them would prove foolhardy at least. Today I travelled to Hope to attend a celebration of sorts, the last ” … Continue reading

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The best or worst of a person revealed at Christmas.

What is it about Christmas that brings out the best or worst of people? Christmas held a special meaning for me this year, because it was to be the first year going back home for the holidays to spend time … Continue reading

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