Category Archives: Some of my favorite posts

In the News; Against All Odds

Last September, after  I restarted dialysis after about 31 years with my kidney transplant from July 1987, I wanted to raise awareness about organ donation.  That lead to my calling the Penticton Western newspaper, and a reporter interviewing me and … Continue reading

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Ben, Bread, and Inspiration about Living

This post is in memory of an amazing man, I was just a customer but he let me be his friend;  his wonderful cooking, his passion for healthy food that meant he followed his heart to create Walla Artisan Bakery … Continue reading

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It’s been a year,what a change – my wife inspired this one

(September 19, 2019) Dave, it’s hard to believe that just one year ago today was your first day of dialysis. You were one of those whose life was saved by your dear friend Greg, who gave one of his own … Continue reading

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How has my life changed?

I received a kidney transplant April 24, 2019 The terrific readers who regularly read my post already know I received a miracle this year on April 24, in the form of kidney transplant from a living donor. My living donor … Continue reading

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Just Breathe,

I went to my front yard this morning and the cactus are flowering,  and it reminded me of good advice. Cactus are a hardy plant, and live in sometimes the worst conditions but they hang in there and manage to … Continue reading

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Can’t Take That Away from Me

 Bruce walked down the path, just plain packed earth .  The path wound through a light forest,  absorbing his steps and so he moved silently. Sunlight patches here and there were like stepping through hot wading pools at the ocean. … Continue reading

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