peaks and valleys

One of the great privileges of being in a community like The Dale is that we see each other at our best, as well as at our worst. I often reflect on this, especially when I interact with paramedics, police officers, and other professionals who mostly see my friends when they are in crisis. I… Continue reading peaks and valleys

When things work out

I just got off the phone with a dear Dale friend, whose young son was recently discharged from Kingston General Hospital after a close shave with a serious illness. This friend came to The Dale three Mondays ago in great distress. He had been in hospital himself for a number of months, and when he… Continue reading When things work out