Tag Archives: friendship

Looking Ahead

My dear wife, Susan, has been with me in my health battles all the way through. Two years ago, when I was too sick to continue without dialysis, she was there to help me resume dialysis after 31 years without … Continue reading

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Walking in the sunshine

They were the best of friends, Dallas and Ryan, and time spent together was always appreciated, even when weeks passed between walks. Last week they walked on a cold winter day, their faces exposed to the wind, so cold their … Continue reading

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The Power You Have Now

Words, we use them every day and think nothing of it. But words can have power. They can encourage, educate, support, slash or inspire. If you are like me, you might underestimate the effect that your words have on the people … Continue reading

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The Value of a Friend

It is often said “blood is thicker than water” meaning that family relationships are always more important than friends. My blood relatives are important to me but I certainly have and do appreciate the many good friends I have had … Continue reading

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Water your own lawn

I am just returned from my nation’s capital, Ottawa – I’m a Canuck, as in Canadian (maple leaf, nanaimo bars, and much more, click here to learn about things invented in Canada I digress obviously, I am returned after flying nearly all the … Continue reading

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Call me Skywalker

God’s providence or karma brought them together – it changed both their lives. He was just graduated from nursing school,  and turned 25 years old. Excited to be starting his new job at a hospice, he moved to a whole … Continue reading

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