Tagged with love

where there is death, there is drama

where there is death, there is drama

“In the end these things matter most: how well did you love?  How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go?” Buddha I’ve always been a straight shooter with zero tolerance for bullshit and I come by that honestly as my father was a straight shooter.   Where there is death there is … Continue reading

IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL COME..

IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL COME..

  His name was Wayne and I met him years ago at Manning Park, BC.  My mother-in-law has a cabin in Manning Park and my husband and I spent many weekends at the hill when the boys were younger teaching them how to ski.  Wayne was the bus driver, he drove guests from the hotel … Continue reading

THE WAY OF TRUTH ALWAYS WINS…

THE WAY OF TRUTH ALWAYS WINS…

She walked into the room and she knew, she had never seen death before but the smell of death permeated the room.  As she got to the side of her father’s bed, she noticed that he had been stripped of all his clothing, the middle of his torso was covered with a bed sheet, he … Continue reading

WRITING ON THE WALL

Sitting below the stairs in that grey, cold, inhabitable space, Charlotte recalled the sense of peace and calmness the cramped and lifeless space brought to her so many years ago.  It all started when Charlotte was seven years old and out of nowhere the eruption would happen.  Her parents would be screaming at each other … Continue reading

SMALL MIRACLES

SMALL MIRACLES

As she stood on the edge of the bridge staring into the depth of her soul watching the swirls of waves crashing against the rocks  hundreds of feet below her, all she could feel was empty.  She felt numb from the horror of watching her whole life walk out the door on her two weeks … Continue reading

HAPPY HEART’S DAY…FEBRUARY 14, 2013

HAPPY HEART’S DAY…FEBRUARY 14, 2013

I don’t understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine’s Day.  When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon. ~Author Unknown I’m not a romantic and I’m not really a Valentine’s Day person – another cash grab day!  However, I’m always … Continue reading

SOLID AS A ROCK

SOLID AS A ROCK

I’m not a political person and I rarely comment on politics because I firmly believe before you have an opinion you should really know what the hell you are talking about.  Plus like my mother always said, “never discuss sex, religion or politics at the dinner table.”  Colin Powell is someone I remember well, I … Continue reading

DEAR GOD….

DEAR GOD….

A couple of months ago I wrote about my brother and his wife coming to visit us from Toronto “feeling at home”, it was a really good visit and we had so much fun.  This is my brother’s second marriage and due to the miles between us and just everyday life, I haven’t had a … Continue reading

NEVER TURNING BACK

NEVER TURNING BACK

as I walk on this path called life, many past events haunt me, wanders in and out of my thoughts when I least expect it, alters my actions at times in current situations, brings me anger in times of confrontation, question motives and actions, gives me the ability to look directly in eyes, and see for … Continue reading

HUMMINGBIRD

HUMMINGBIRD

If you have ever had the chance to watch a hummingbird you would know that this is true: “Legends say that hummingbirds float free of time, carrying our hopes for love, joy and celebration. Hummingbirds open our eyes to the wonder of the world and inspire us to open our hearts to loved ones and … Continue reading

BE MY VALENTINE!

BE MY VALENTINE!

I have to admit I am a Valentine scrooge.  I’ve never really liked the occasion, I’ve always found the day to be a little silly!  I love my husband and children every day so I don’t really feel the need to run out and be crazy on Valentine’s Day.  No insult to the people who … Continue reading