Category Archives: family

Is this Normal Behaviour?

In early 1978, I met the woman who would later that year become my second wife, and her two-year old daughter. The details are unimportant, but the relationship that I split up is the point of this story. Background Sue … Continue reading

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My Paternal Grandparents

George and Margaret Miller

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Facing Our Fears: You’re Not Alone

(Another letter to my Mom) Dear Mom, (Dec 7 1988) Thanks for the early Christmas card. Your comment about ‘hearing’, coupled with your 1989 ‘coming events’, finally put my mind in tune with what has happened to you. One forgets … Continue reading

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Happy 45th Birthday, Derek

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My Girls

If ever there were two dogs that should get along with each other, but don’t, it’s these two: Cloe and BeBe. Cloe is 11 years old, and now completely blind, having lost her eyes to glaucoma. She is the Alpha … Continue reading

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Water Works

  Ask me what it’s like to help raise My mother: you have to show her You care for her, and give her praise.   Easy you say? Have you ever Listened to grown-ups who can talk Incessantly about things … Continue reading

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My Journey, as told on WordPress

As one nears the end of one’s life, a review of the past can have a liberating effect. Here’s a summary of my story. My Mother Mom I was born after my mother had an affair. She was a married … Continue reading

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