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Archive: 06 2014
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Decoding Annie Parker and the BRCA gene discovery

It touches so many. Going through bilateral breast cancer then to be told that my family were potentially carrying the same time bomb. This is the movie about the incredible genetic discovery - The BRCA gene mutation. Join us at the Premier - another reason to dress up and celebrate life. Read More

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Another Father’s Day with my boys

Mommy is away this Father's Day.  Again, I think - or maybe it was Family Day last time she was gone.   Pretty exciting though as she has travelled across the pond to surprise her best friend, Alex, with a special birthday visit! Both Katie and Alex had a significant birthday this May.   Birthdays take… Read More

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Stepping up to the Plate of Change

Stepping up to the plate may be easier than you think. You have gone outside comfort zones, climbed mountains of emotional pain and driven by passion, we find purpose in making a difference. Read More


Retreat! :)

While cruising the internet today, I ran across the story of Sharon Jones, a singer & songwriter who recently underwent treatment for pancreatic cancer. While the music in her latest album was written before she was diagnosed, obviously some of the songs took on whole new meanings afterward. When I listened… Read More



Shortly after I had completed chemo treatment #2 it was Thanksgiving (Canadian Thanksgiving is in October).  I have always loved Thanksgiving because there always seems to be a family closeness and a relaxed atmosphere during this time.  Ok who am I kidding?!?  It’s about the food.  It’s always been about the… Read More

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