Some might say that it's the thought of being on my own for an extended period of time that has put the smile on my face. I have the house & bed to myself (well almost, as Austen our beagle is at home with me). Those who know me well, would say it's the cup of coffee in my hand that has my face lit up. I definitely enjoy a cup of good coffee and Starbucks sets the bar for where I like to begin.
She climbed Mount Kilimanjiro (paying her own way) and has raised more than $17000 thus far in funding for education and services to support the more than 70,000 individuals and their families across the province of BC who live with dementia every day. The money raised also funding vital research into the causes and the cure.
She did it with the help of family, friends and strangers. I smile because there is so much in my life to smile about (including the coffee).