Cancerversary

One year ago today, July 31, 2019, I sat across from the nurse, my husband gently holding my hand. I squeezed his fingers as we heard the news: I was diagnosed with breast cancer. More specifically Stage 3 Invasive Lobular Carcinoma. This is me today. Feeling strong on this one year cancerversary. More hair, less …

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Vancouver Island Motorcycle Adventure – Day 5

Monday, August 21, 2017 - Victoria to home It’s time to go. Just like any true adventure, you never want it to end. Yet, you are ready to go home to your own bed. And in our case, let the kids and dog know you haven’t “gone out for milk and never came back”. Our …

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Vancouver Island Motorcycle Adventure – Day 4

Sunday, August 20, 2017 Campbell River; Strathcona Lodge; Gold River; Victoria Another morning, another wake-up without an alarm. The best part of vacation. We pack, load up the bikes, then head back inside for the ubiquitous Continental Breakfast. You know the one: slimy, cold hard boiled eggs; consistently undercooked do-it-yourself waffles; bread, bread and more …

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Vancouver Island Motorcycle Adventure 2017 – Day 2

Friday, August 18,2017 - Victoria to Port Renfrew to Ucluelet Did you read about Day 1? Be sure to check it out. We’ll wait. Meanwhile... Our day begins with breakfast at the hotel restaurant in Victoria. Two questions come up that will finally be answered later in the trip: What is Canadian bacon called in Canada. …

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