The following is from the New York Times. It is a colum written by Angelia Jolie.....
MY MOTHER fought cancer for almost a decade and died at 56. She held out long enough to meet the first of her grandchildren and to hold them in her arms. But my other children will never have the chance to know her and experience how loving and gracious she was.
We often speak of “Mommy’s mommy,” and I find myself trying to explain the illness that took her away from us. They have asked if the same could happen to me. I have always told them not to worry, but the truth is I carry a “faulty” gene, BRCA1, which sharply increases my risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
My doctors estimated that I had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer and a 50 percent risk of ovarian cancer, ...
I-Lean" came to Dun-Roamin on October 13, 2012 from the Teed's Mill area where a young man had seen her hobbling along and recognized her distress and need for assistance.
He immediately brought her for help and left a large monetary donation to ensure her medical requirements were covered. She's about one year old and was dehydrated, emaciated, two inches of the bone of her right hind leg was sticking out, she had worms, was exhausted and had a fever. She also tested positive for Feline Leukemia.
I-Lean's leg required amputation as it was not repairable. All her other medical needs were addressed, and we're she's doing just fine. She's very cuddle, and is always being carried around by a staff member which pleases her to no end. She meows, they come running! Good deal!
Call Dun-Roamin for more information 328-3380
Bruce is a yellow Labrador mix and is approximately 1 year old. He was transferred to us from a Dalhousie shelter due to an overcrowding situation.
He has been treated for fleas,worms, and has been vaccinated, and recently neutered. Bruce is currently staying on the premises and the adoption fee is $100.
Bruce is very friendly and active but will do best in a home that has no other pets. He is very excited to find his new forever home.
Can you help Bruce? He is at the Carleton County Animal Shelter and you can call them at 277-1104!
There is talk about charging a fee to Canadians crossing by land into the USA, Being a border town this directly effects us. IF the US government starts charging you a fee to cross, will it affect your crossing habits?
By the way, you are already charged $5:50 to cross the USA border by flight or train that is "hidden" in surcharges.
First of all, give your kids a hug. And your partner. Call your mother. Call anyone and everyone you love and make sure they know you love them. Don't wait another second. The world is a tenuous place, and those we love are more important than anything.
Second, shut off the television. It's hard not to stay glued to the television, especially since we are waiting or answers and are wondering how this will affect our lives in the days to come. But shut it off--it's too much, and too disturbing, for young eyes. Get your information from your laptop and smart phone instead.
Tell your children what happened. They need to hear it from you. Keep it big picture; no need for gory details.
Answer their questions honestly. Again, skip the gory details.
Reassure children that terrible things like this are very rare. Usually, public places and events are ...