Monthly Archives: February 2018

For the Week of February 26, 2018: What’s So Funny About Cancer?

What’s so funny about cancer?  A lot, it turns out.  At least, more than a few comedians and others have taught us that there’s laughter to be found in the face of cancer.  One of the most famous was Gilda … Continue reading

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For the Week of February 19, 2018: Making Time for Life

This is not a dress rehearsal…today is the only guarantee that you get… think of life as a terminal illness, because if you do, you will live it with joy and passion, as it ought to be lived.–Anna Quindlen For … Continue reading

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For the Week of February 12, 2018: Matters of the Heart

…Do you note that the world has changed since you began Your tatoo beneath my chest bone?  I would guess that, if you do, you don’t care. “Life is pretty simple,” you say, “and besides, I have my work to … Continue reading

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For the Week of February 5, 2018: After the Storm, Then What?

I’ve been thinking about how, in the weeks of our Toronto winter, my mood, dampened by a bad case of bronchitis and nearly three weeks of coughing, doctor’s visits and antibiotics, my writing has mirrored my mood, floundering along with … Continue reading

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