Commemorations in Montreal of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland

Fifty years ago Canada was preparing for its’ Centennial as a nation and Montreal was preparing for the 1967 International and Universal Exposition, Expo 67. As those preparations were being made, Ireland and the diaspora were marking the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising. Continue reading Commemorations in Montreal of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland

Week 21 – Part of My Legacy: GoFundMe

I was shocked and saddened to learn of Trisha Reid’s passing. Trisha was a Parade Princess in 1998, my first year on the Elected Executive and therefore invited to numerous functions along with the Queen & Court. May Trisha rest in peace and may her family be comforted by the many fond memories they have of Trisha.

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*Caveat.

I’m struggling.

I’m struggling with pain more than ever before. It looks like the cancer is fighting back despite my wildest efforts to wrap up my gloves and face off in the ring. I made it this far before going down for round 1 and now I need you all to help me get back up.

Both Arianna and Claudia dropped everything to be by my side this weekend along with some of my true friends to help me mitigate this pain and face the good and the bad of this nasty disease.

There is no good time to do the next step. It’s one of the more important pieces for me to find peace and to let go for the village to catch those I love.

Please be gentle. Please be kind. Please remember what it’s all about.

I wish to leave a legacy

A brief two months after…

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