Now and then we are fortunate enough to come across people who have “The Ripple Effect”.
The Ripple Effect: Putting your energy into others by generously sharing your passions and beliefs. Your positive effect on others can be followed outwards, incrementally influencing and changing people’s lives.
One such person was Bill Canning, aka “Wild Bill”. Bill Canning passed after living 82 wonderful years. Bill was my friend Candra’s father. Candra always talked about the fabulous relationship she had with her father and when I saw them together I could see in their fun banter how much they loved each other.
When I was invited to his celebration of life and saw the location was a winery in Northern California, I knew this wasn’t going to be just another funeral. Another hint: we were instructed to wear cowboy attire since Bill was a cattle rancher and almond farmer. Continue reading