Monthly Archives: October 2014

Just Keep Breathing

“I won the lottery,” says Dad on our way to his bi-annual high school luncheon. I had nearly died 5 times already that morning, driving to the Tsawwassen Ferry parking lot to catch the 9am ferry. A nervous driver when … Continue reading

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Fly like a bird

“I’m not a cripple!” Dad got mad when Mum took him to the doctor, at my request, to see about getting a walker. “Since it’s here,” he said to her later on, using it to get around the house. By … Continue reading

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Lifeline

“Hi Dad. It’s Katie.” “Katie who?” “Your daughter.” “Oh, Rita’s friend,” Dad says, “When are you coming over next?” “In two weeks. For Thanksgiving,” I reply. “I’m sure I’ll be dead by then,” he says. “You better not be. I’m … Continue reading

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