The painting that was almost abandoned

It was one year and a bit more than a week ago to be exact. What a week it had been. I had three family members at the same hospital that same week. Mom in ICU, and my husband had three health crisis … [Read more...]

Dad’s Eulogy

  Hi everyone. I'm Suzanne, Archie's eldest daughter, and this is my husband Gary. Thank you all for being here today to help us say goodbye to Dad. He would have been deeply touched to see … [Read more...]

The week before Dad’s wake and funeral

There wasn't any time to pause after Dad passed away. We had just returned to our homes and we realized that many things needed to get ready for his wake and funeral that was to take place a week … [Read more...]

My Dad’s passing…

It's been 18 days today since Dad took his last breath and departed from his physical life on this planet. On the early morning of July 14th, 2017, the man who I knew as Dad left this world … [Read more...]

The Calming Gifts of Nature

I sit here this evening listening to Snatam Kaur and Peter Kater's album Heart of the Universe as I reflect back to a little over two weeks ago. It's been a whirlwind of emergencies happening in my … [Read more...]

Nature… News… Now what?

I have been really pleased with how well I have been healing since my surgery last month. This week I met with my surgeon for the pathology results. This took place on Tuesday, almost a month after … [Read more...]

Autism and the ultrasound experience

Last week I had our son out to get blood work done twice in the same week. He hadn't been sent for blood work since he was a toddler. So clearly he didn't remember that experience and neither did … [Read more...]

Beltane and Wesak Full Moon Ceremonies

Spring is coming alive in our part of the world, here in Canada, and last weekend we got to experience Beltane and the Wesak Full Moon the biggest Full Moon of the year (Super Full Moon). I had … [Read more...]