Passing of a Very Special Person

Cathryn Anne Prince, loving mother to three sons, Mark, James and Michael, and loving friend and partner to Gary Prince, loving oldest sister to thirteen brothers and sisters by blood, more by marriage, passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer this evening. She touched on the lives of many, many people in her […]

October Update on my Mum

I know a lot of you have been sending me (and my Mom) well wishes and many of you have said a prayer for her. So I wanted to pass along an update… It seems the well wishes and prayers have had a good effect. My Mom had major surgery today. Prior to this, all […]

Sitting on a Balcony…

It’s tough, sitting outside on the balcony of the home where a person with serious and active cancer lives. Especially when it’s your Mom. I’m sitting here, in a typical Ottawa summer night weather (although it’s officially October now), just thinking about things, and digesting what happened today. We got some harsh news. Not the […]

Mum Update – No Surgery

An update, for those who want to know… It’s not looking very good. My Mom didn’t go under the knife today. Her platelet count is too low, and the halted the commencement of the surgery because of this. They didn’t present her with much options either… basically “go home, we’ll check on a week to week basis, […]

Mum and Surgery

Monday, my Mom goes under the knife. Some 7.000 kms away from where I live. I’m not going to be very productive Monday. I’m really worried about her. I’m not religious – I’m agnostic, a lapsed catholic, bordering on atheist. But I do believe in a couple of things. One is the power of vibes. […]

Jeanette’s Dad

Well it’s been a long time. I had a rant written last Sunday afternoon. It was my typical shallow self concerns and crap. Me, not liking Richmond. Me, not liking the drivers in Richmond. Me, missing Kitsilano. Me thinking this web person’s an asshole. Me thinking that web person is too full of themselves. Me […]