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The official name on his birth certificate reads Gordon Levy. I call him Dad. Other people call him Gord, Go-Go, Buckwheat Zydeco, Gordoon, Gordy, Zaidy, Zee-Zee, Gordo, Daddy-o, Mr. Got-to-go, Mr. L, Mr. G, Uncle Gordon, husband of Lea, son … Continue reading
Listen to the crackling fire’s dying embers and flickering flames “Sticks and stones, skin and bones, we are all the same.”
Last week, my husband had open heart surgery. Last night he was discharged from hospital. Today, he held my hand and we set out on the road to recovery. For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness, and … Continue reading
Get out your spoons! Get out your wallets! The 13th Annual Porridge For Parkinson’s takes place Sunday, November 18th. If you can’t be there in person, you can donate on line.
I think I should win this contest considering my leg involuntarily lifts up in this exact position! And not just while I’m hugging someone. Also while chopping vegetables, loading the dishwasher & much to my chagrin — whenever I see a … Continue reading
I’m still waiting for Craig Ferguson “to plunge his patriotic flagpole into my foreign soil…and when he does I’ll say, It’s A Great Day For Canada!” — page 197 Most Of Me: Surviving My Medical Meltdown
Word Vancouver, Western Canada’s largest celebration of literacy and reading, kicks off today and continues through the weekend. Please join Kim Clark and me this Sunday at 3:30 pm in the Canada Writes Tent for some of our sassy SexySickChicLit.
Today is a dizzy new day in your neurodegenerative life! Your brain chemistry — particularly your dopamine levels — are seriously depleted. Follow neuropsychiatrist’s advice: Maintain current medication regime. Spend August on Saturna Island. Rest. Relax. Read. Write. Unwind. Unplug. … Continue reading
Lately, I’ve been thinking about the word healing. Here are links to people & projects that inspire me: Rabbi Ronnie Cahana Howard Shifke Boundless Adventures Project Somos Roots of Empathy Mark O’Brien Porridge for Parkinson’s Stephen & Ondrea Levine Out … Continue reading