at the end of july, it’ll be 26 years that i arrived here in canada. it was just supposed to be a visit, but literally within hours, i was smitten. the beautiful town of oakville was what did me in, Read More
getting my tattoo was the culmination of a three year dance with breast cancer. the tattoo changed my mastectomy scar into my shield – pam huntley a friend of mine is considering getting a tattoo after her mastectomy. ah, i Read More
this beautiful meditative quilt, entitled “river of life”, is copyright of susan shie, who has also been involved in the quilt made for vancouver’s missing women
watch this short video about a high school student who had a run-in with mental illness, and then turned around and helped others.
when i was a child in germany, everyone was singing, all the time. you sang while doing the dishes, at church, with others just for fun, everywhere. waiting at the bus stop, i’d while away the time singing. paraguay wasn’t Read More
it’s been a year since i last hosted a carnival of healing, so it’s great to come back to this. as usual, there were many submissions. so this is a rather long post. i’ve categorized them to make it a Read More
the following is an experiment in writing … remember i said i wanted to do more creative writing? madrid … when i think of madrid, a place i have never been, i think of – seriousness. the seriousness of beautiful Read More
it’s friday and we have a frozen pea friday post to celebrate cancer survivors. today, a guest post by hayley: hi! i’m hayley and i’m an alcoholic. oh wait, wrong posting day. this is the cancer posting day. let’s try Read More