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An Apology From The Person Formerly Known As Anna J

I sent this to the editor of a local Comox Valley newspaper and they didn't publish it. Maybe they thought me another recovering AA member looking for repentance. But, I'm not in Alcoholics Anonymous, because I'm not an addict (unless one counts shoes). I'm just a gal on a love mission.So, crazy or not here it is. You may not be a person who needs an apology from me, but just in case...* There’s nothing like the death of someone we hold dear to make us stop and ponder life. I recently lost My Little Mom. My brother, sister and I had the honour and privilege of caring for her at home and were by her side when she left...

Shit Happens. And Then Sometimes It Doesn't.

Well, darlings, even though I'm not scheduled to depart this La La Land of debauchery for another couple weeks, I'm already in the mindset of meandering north. Back "home." Where is home to a searching gypsy-hearted soul? Not only don't I have a nest of my own to go back to—despite desperately searching MLS listings for heritage homes (read: dilapidated fixer-uppers with vermiculite) offering quick possession—but also, in the two months since I left Canada, my sister and brother-in-law decided to sell their place—where I had been staying—and are moving before I even get back. I'm just not sure four adults, two foster kids and a dog can fit in a three-bedroom townhouse. I could live in my...

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