Category Archives: Cancer


It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. – Leonardo da Vinci As any famous person floating around the interweb, … Continue reading

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The Light of Suffering

There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. ~ Leonard Cohen A quiet passage happened in my world. My daughter outgrew fairies. I still know they are in the deep woods celebrating while no one is … Continue reading

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Life, A Pre-Existing Condition

Today’s word is panicked. (Poop. Vote just passed in the House to overturn Affordable Care Act and moves on to the Senate). Panicked describes perfectly how I feel for the millions of people who may lose health insurance, primarily women and children, with … Continue reading

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A Small Cancer Note

To honor being a decade out from living inside the pediatric cancer world, I want to mention a few notes of some happenings in cancer treatment. Image #1:  Preschool class photo. Image #2:  Medicine cabinet two months later, all of which I was … Continue reading

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