Helpless

The Vet spoke calmly, slowly, and respectfully as I panicked and repetitively told her over the phone that my hamster was having a heart attack […]

AND SO THIS IS CHRISTMAS

…and what have you done? Another year over, and a new one just begun… John Lennon Our tree shimmers with white lights and flashes off […]

THIS IS THE WAY OF HUMANS

I treasure old dwellings. The hugeness of it all. The vast rooms, the architecture, the high ceilings, the wallpaper, the exquisite staircases that I envision […]

THIS IS US

In an episode of THIS IS US, the father figure in distress speaks on the phone to his AA sponsor. The father talks about his […]

Relationships Suffer

Can a personality deeply understand a conflict or obstacle if they have not or do not experience the same? When you converse with a friend, […]

Mother’s Day Sadness

Since 1997 and every year after, you called on Mother’s Day. Usually, early in the morning, the phone would ring – I always knew it […]

Does time mend?

I still do not know if I can arrange words collectively long enough to write because my soul wanders, I am not focusing well. Sadness […]

Miss you Dad

Cape Breton native recalls 1979 walk-a-thon from Truro to Glace Bay | SaltWire

Detachment Doesn’t Mean Not Caring

Detachment doesn’t mean not caring. It means caring for yourself first and letting others take responsibility for their actions. It means you care enough to […]

John Charles McIntyre

Age 71, Truro. With vast sorrow and heavy hearts, we mourn the passing of John C. McIntyre, of Truro. John was born and raised in […]