Author: shannon

31 Oct
The Medical Touch

When the computer stands between the doctor and the diseased, something very significant, something very soulful, about the patient-physician relationship is sacrificed....

15 Oct
Thai Coconut Squash Soup for the Soul

Fat glasses of rich red wine to quench our thirst; edible bowls teeming with this sweet and spicy soup to warm our stomachs; endless chatter and laughter to fill our hearts. ...

19 Aug
When smoky skies make you blue

For Okanaganites, who consider this place the California of the North, being banned from our beaches, first by floods, now by smoky air, it's been a bitter pill to swallow with our valley vino....

12 Aug
Ladies on Literature talk Jane Austen

“I think occasionally turning it up and reading a classic is good for us, a bit like cod liver oil." ~Gail Plecash: LOL Member & Family Physician...

03 Aug
Why I couldn’t surrender to Michael Singer

I wholeheartedly believe in channeling positive energy in the direction of our dreams to attract favorable outcomes, but Singer made it all seem a little too simple...

28 Jul
Sizzling summer leads to hot headed driving

Roaring up alongside, keeping pace with my vehicle, honking to get my attention (in case I hadn't noticed our game of parallel chicken). I looked over and the other driver flipped me the bird...