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I took a break.  An intentional break.  I took a step back, paused, and thought about what I needed in this space right now.  I don’t know if it is just me, but recently I am feeling the tentacles of cancer slithering everywhere.  These tentacles are reaching out and grabbing at people in my life. … Continue reading


“One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.” — Henry David Thoreau ******************************* Our little summer adventures had been wonderful.  They were small and low-key, but they did volumes to improve the general morale around here.  They made me feel normal.  They made me feel alive.  I wasn’t sitting in my house and … Continue reading


I learned very quickly that life didn’t just stop because I had cancer.  In some ways life had slowed down, but in other ways, life was plunging forward.  I had a one year old — a  sweet and determined little person, filled with curiosity, who was toddling around, ready to explore the world.  I knew that I … Continue reading