Category Archives: Tribute

Second Chances

25 years ago on this day, the impact two special friends had on my life was solidified. I send my love to all who knew them and felt the same. This is a reprise of something I published a few … Continue reading

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Dejah, The Warrior

For my friend… In tribute to the amazing life and soul of her baby. ❤ Continue reading

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The White Poppy Campaign is Only an Attempt to White-Out History

You’ve no doubt heard about the plentiful angry reactions to efforts to begin a white poppy campaign in contrast to the standard red poppy in support of veterans on Remembrance Day.  This actually started in the UK about 1926 in … Continue reading

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Dejah is Soaring

The bagpipes were playing and the Red Serge of two RCMP officers were present when we arrived for the service.

Hundreds of us gathered to say goodbye for now to Dejah; our hearts heavy as we looked at each other knowing this made it more real. It was time to acknowledge that one of our babies had moved on. Continue reading

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