Picture it: It’s mid-afternoon (or morning…or evening…whichever you prefer for your scenario). You saunter over to your magical brewing machine, the KEURIG, for a cuppa joe, looking forward to a little pick-me-up, and…nothing. Nada. Zip. It sputters and spits and then stalls out. Then, mockingly, your KEURIG flashes this message … Continue reading
Have you ever stopped to think about what ‘bliss’ means to you? No? Well, Blissdom Canada challenged us to discover our bliss and I believe it is an ever-growing, always-evolving list of sorts. A list that kind of makes you stop and think of those moments…that moment…where you pause and think: … Continue reading
Yesterday I was nominated by Laura to participate in the #icebucketchallenge sweeping the online and social media platforms as a form of ALS awareness and fundraiser.
I gladly accepted the #icebucketchallenge only after I made my donation and nominated my friend, Liz, who did the challenge with me, as well as friends Jason and Renée.
Here’s the fun part!
For all the naysayers, the proof is in the numbers. While it may seem like a fad, the awareness this campaign has raised for this little-talked about disease and the millions of dollars in donations it has generated, is epic.
Also, there’s this guy. Anthony Carbajal.
If you are accepting an #icebucketchallenge of your own, please donate. I’ve created a personal fundraising page for ALS Canada at www.als.ca
or you can also donate at www.alsa.org
This is a lengthy post, a bit of a narrative, in fact. It’s about our six-year old son and how he ended up in the hospital for an emergency appendectomy. Mom’s Girls’ Weekend Away is a Bust About a month and a half ago, June 27, to be precise, I … Continue reading