the stories of others.

Each story on this page was written and contributed by someone I know or have recently met.  I’m thankful to them for sharing their stories with others.


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she was my world.

I remember as a child, I was always scared of being alone as it was just the two of us.  I always said to her…”don’t ever leave me.

I was 20 years old when she died…[to read more].

written by Nika.



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This is Life.

And here I am, writing this, about thirty days from our wedding. I wish he could be there, sitting front and center with my Gram, holding hands and crying. I know he would cry.  I am his favourite granddaughter (I am his only granddaughter – this was his favourite thing to tell me)…[to read more].

written by Nicki



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the smell of her lipstick.

She was a single parent to my brother and I.  My brother had special needs and my mom had to work hard to support him through his education. She had taken thalidomide during her pregnancy…[to read more]

written by Aynsley.



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