Launched by two distinct individuals, one from Canada and the other from the United States long before Twitter and Facebook connected the world, today, October 8, marks the 18th anniversary of Soap Opera Network ("SON"), a haven for those passionate about the daytime genre, particularly its history and its future.    Since its launch, SON has covered several soap highs and soap lows. In spite of the cancellations of such genre defining dramas as "Sunset Beach," "Port Charles," "Passion