I read on Facebook yesterday, a cousin of mine was celebrating her tenth anniversary of not smoking. Good for her! It’s quite an achievement. And I know, because I quit. It’s got to be twenty-five years ago. Long time.
Of course when I started to smoke we had no idea it was bad for us. Actors smoked, even in movies. My parents both smoked. Probably most of the people I knew, smoked. Although I didn’t start when all my friends did. I was on one of those teen tours and got terribly bored with one of our stops.
Kenora, Ontario. Nothing to do on a good day, and it rained for the two or three days we were there. That was when I started smoking. Not the smartest move I’ve ever made, but I was a kid.
At the beginning it wasn’t too bad. But as time went by, I smoked more and more and more. Until I was up to Continue reading