Category Archives: Living life

Health care – imperfect yet necessary

Health Care and Medicine make mistakes. That is a hard pill for me to swallow some days.  I feel a need to defend. I feel a need to complain. I feel a need to have compassion. I feel conflicted. The sad … Continue reading

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Gentle not Nasty -A rebuttal to Ashley

Women joined all over the world to protest in peaceful marches to draw attention to women’s issues – the march prompted by President Trump’s sexist, demeaning comments about women and potential policy changes.  In most countries women’s issues need to be addressed.  It is in the way we draw attention to these issues that makes […]

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My Life is in Your Hands

I have always had a bit of a control problem though I do manage it much better than I did when I was younger. I am sure the fact that I was put “in charge” at a very young age, … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Health crisis, healthy living, Living life, musing, Skin Care, healthy living, trust | 5 Comments

Sliding down a slippery slope

  Do we have the right to die in the way we want, when we want and how we want ? The Supreme Court gave our parliament until June 6, 2016 to pass a law allowing physician assisted dying.  As … Continue reading

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What the LEAN is going on ?

It’s an Election!  I like a good debate, but I am not a fan of a negative campaign. Not long out of the election gate, “Lean” was on the chopping block for one political party, and perhaps to be scaled down … Continue reading

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Because I knew you – I’ve been changed for good

A Calgary golf course social room, a beautiful view of the foothills, a sea of Tommy Bahama shirts and sundresses,  laughs and tears and memories.  Sounds like a description of a party, and it was a party that  Cliff would … Continue reading

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Changes – takes a bit of getting used to

And How is Retirement?  Almost daily that is the question to me.. and to be honest I have to answer “just beginning”. I retired on October 31st from a 45 yr career in nursing. My fears at first when deciding was … Continue reading

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