Carly … My souldog

We shouldn’t have Carly.  I almost didn’t take her.  When I realized we had walked into a puppy mill, I told 12-year-old Matthew that we wouldn’t be taking a puppy.  I had picked him up at a Friday night birthday party, and driven 1.5 hours to Colborne, Ontario to get this pup on July 16, […]

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Girl Code

I have surrounded myself with the best women … cultivated relationships and deep friendships with strong, smart, silly, sassy and sexy women.  We all have one thing in common … we have each other’s back. These are strong women who can stand on their own two feet. These are smart women who know how to […]

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Annie … My heartdog

Annie was only 8 months old or so when she was rescued from a northern Canadian community and placed into foster care with our dog rescue.  And she was pregnant. January 8, 2015 she gave birth to seven beautiful puppies … but Annie was struggling.  With poor nutrition and no prenatal care, her body wasn’t […]

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The High Co$t of Cancer

I have been trying to piece together a CAD$ price tag on my cancer treatment since my surgery.  I’ve asked my surgeon, Dr. X,  what my diagnosis and surgery cost.  He threw some numbers around – $1k for the OR for an hour, triple that for the attending staff, the nuclear dyes – but he […]

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