March 2, 2019

Guest Post from My BFF, Colleen, in Central Nebraska

Hi friends! I am taking a break this month to prep for some upcoming events and to rest my shoulder and lower back, which have been […]
February 2, 2019

Thank You, Mom. And You Too, President Lincoln.

All my life, I have pondered this gnawing question: What four people, living or deceased, do I wish I could sit down with and have a […]
December 29, 2018

Hello 2019! Welcome to My New Weird

Welcome to 2019! Here’s to hope, optimism, and good health for your new year. But first, a jolt. Twenty years ago, we were starting the countdown […]
November 30, 2018

What is Christmas to You?

Season’s greetings! Happy December! Welcome to Christmas party madness! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? Actually, I’m feeling guilt-ridden that Thanksgiving got slighted […]
October 28, 2018

Our Wyoming Getaway

Early last month we took our first vacation in over 2 ½ years. This time, the chilly wilderness of northwestern Wyoming came calling. Our destination? Breathtaking […]
September 30, 2018

October: The Start of a Sentimental Stretch

Here come the sights, sounds and smells of October! What a magnificent part of the year in Colorado. Dry leaves that crunch on the sidewalk during […]
August 30, 2018

My Fifth Birthday with Kalamity Kate on “Cartoon Corral”

Summary: My two most memorable birthdays while growing up in Cotesfield, Nebraska, were attending a Rick Springfield concert and meeting Kalamity Kate (Leta Powell Drake), host […]
August 11, 2018

Ca 27.29 Biomarker: Be(a)ware

Summary: Some breast cancer survivors, like me, are routinely tested for a tumor biomarker, Ca 27.29. Elevated test results may be an early indicator of recurrence. […]
July 29, 2018

Lymphedema & Cataracts: The Unexpected Physical Effects of Breast Cancer

For months, I have been advocating to bring more attention to the long-term psychological impact of cancer. But this time, I’m going to share a couple […]