June 4, 2022

Life Sure Isn’t for Sissies

“My cousin, Diane, amazes me more all the time with how wise and driven and grounded she is! She’s a force of nature!” Nancy Anderson retired […]
May 2, 2022

My Best Failures and The Rebrand of Me

“The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.” -Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States Without a doubt, my […]
March 28, 2022

Springtime and Baby Chicks in the Mail

“(Diane’s blog was) a lovely way to start my Sunday. Thanks for making a difference in this great big world, friend!” Rick Crandall, Executive Director Colorado […]
March 2, 2022

My Psycho-oncology Wake-up Call

Rene and I enjoyed getting away in early February on our first trip in two-and-a-half years flying on an airplane, this time to Phoenix (Glendale) for […]
February 1, 2022

Show Me the Love

My immediate family didn’t start giving each other hugs or saying “I love you” until I was an adult, not long before both my parents passed […]
January 3, 2022

Good Riddance, 2021

New year, new you. Time to start fresh. The dawn of a new day. Oh, you annoying clichés. I realize you can’t help it—it’s early January […]
December 7, 2021

Supply Chain Chaos, Holiday Bests and More COPE Impact

Thank you, Diane! Your blog brings insight and perspective! -Jane Kotsiopulos, Survivor Now that we are in full-on holiday 2021 mode, a few weeks ago it […]
October 31, 2021

What Breast Cancer Does to Us

“I found myself underlining in several places and calling a friend to read lines from Diane’s October 2021 blog to him because I found them so […]
October 4, 2021

My Perfect Imperfections

From the time I entered Kindergarten at Cotesfield, Nebraska School Dist. #14 until I became a teenager, I obsessed and depressed over my vanity. Hair. I […]