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Five years ago today, my sister Lib had to cancel her annual St. Patrick’s Day party. Our hometown always has a big parade, and her apartment is right on the parade route, the perfect location for viewing and celebrating. She … Continue reading
Ungrateful, angry, discontented…I’m sick of dealing with people with these lousy attitudes. But how can I avoid myself? My friend Deb at The Monster In Your Closet got me thinking. She does that a lot, and I wish she’d knock … Continue reading
“Obama is a communist.” “Republicans hate women.” “Your brother got cancer from drinking Coke.” These are actual things that real people said to me during the past week. Each statement was delivered as fact. With firm, fist-pounding-on-table certainty. With an … Continue reading
The athletes are trained. The spectators have their cheers down pat. There isn’t a pink t-shirt left to be had in the Windy City. We’re ready… for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer: Chicago! It happens this weekend, June 1-2. … Continue reading
The Disney classic Mary Poppins is one of my favorite movies. Here’s a great song from that movie: Just a spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down, in the most delightful way. What a song! It’s light, it’s … Continue reading
When and if I ever get to see God, face-to-face, mano-a-mano, the first thing I’m going to ask Him is this: Why do bad things happen to good people? It was little over a month ago I went to Chicago … Continue reading
As any woman can tell you, nothing is more crucial for perky boobs than good support. Last weekend it seemed the whole city of Chicago turned out to provide that support – for breast cancer research.
According to Robert Fulghum, we learn everything we need to know in kindergarten. Not me. No offense to Mr. Fulghum, but I learned most everything I’ll need in life from Star Trek. Even about cancer. In the episode A Taste of … Continue reading
Having cancer is like having a “get out of jail free” card. My sister Lib and I were antiquing when we came upon a nifty, old copper-lined heat lamp. The way Lib tells it, SHE saw it first and called … Continue reading