Auntie Says…You Can Do Anything for a Year. A few weeks ago my nephew came over for a visit. He’s 27, handsome beyond words, and very gregarious. He’s just one of those guys you want to be near because his energy is welcoming and positive and his smile always genuine. We chatted and got caught… Continue reading Auntie Says…After that break-up you need to take a full year off to heal.
When I think of Mother’s Day I’m torn between so many images. I can picture little kids carefully cutting out flower pieces to glue to the front of special cards they’re making for their mom. I think of fancy hotel brunches with mouth watering feasts, or gifts from dad of sparkling diamonds laying on a… Continue reading Auntie Says…All women should be celebrated on Mother’s Day.
With caring comes vulnerability. It’s a Tuesday morning and I just left the Penticton casino. No, I’m not a gambler. I went to the pancake breakfast fundraiser being held for Wills Hodgkinson, a local boy who’s fighting cancer at the Vancouver Children’s Hospital. I don’t usually go to these kinds of things—in fact that was… Continue reading Auntie Says…”Cancer” and “Child” don’t belong in the same sentence.