My grandfather and Helaina in 2010.
A couple years ago my husband and I drove my grandfather back from another emergency visit to the o.r. in Victoria to his home in Campbell River. Upon arriving we were greeted by the local home care nurse, who wanted to go over grandpa’s medicines and care. She . . . → Read More: My mentor
The word advocacy can be a daunting and scary one. It can conjure up images of great world leaders or tireless community leaders. People who spend a lot of their free time educating, promoting and advocating for important social issues.
Advocacy does not have to be something large, time consuming or public. It can . . . → Read More: Small Acts of Advocacy
You may have stopped by the site recently and it looked completely different and then it went back to the normal format. You may have noticed some new features, like threaded commenting, spam prevention and author bios. Well my partner got me a couple books on wordpress and I have been playing ever since. . . . → Read More: Weekend Links
photo by Michelle Jones
My family has a cabin on the Sunshine Coast. It sits in a little bay with a farm behind it. There are woods to the left of the bay. A month ago my parents decided to spend a weekend there by themselves. My mother was sitting outside by the fire . . . → Read More: The Wolves in the Woods