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In the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, On the Trail of the Lonesome Pine

The flatlands of Virginia gave way to lush rolling countryside, with lots of upsies and downsies, as Bilbo Baggins might have said. I couldn’t decide whether I’d stepped into the Shire or a painting by John Constable, the 19th century English landscape painter. 218 more words

Cycle Touring


Friday was my appointment with the HemaOnc (hematologist/oncologist). That day was big in my calendar, as I would then know whether my blood is within the acceptable bounds of wonkiness to cycle across America. 324 more words

Cycle Touring

7. Drinking With Thoreau

I’ve done it! I finished my chemotherapy regimen, six cycles of Rituxan and Treanda over six months for my chronic lymphocytic leukemia. I threw up only once, and that might have been from an overdose of Cheetos and M&Ms. 894 more words


GDC 0853

Picture credit….Bethany Halford

GDC 0853

GDC-0853; RG 7845

Molecular Formula: C37H44N8O4 Molecular Weight: 664.79646 g/mol




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6. Riding Cancer to a Larger Life

Life is a luminous pause between two great mysteries, which themselves are one. Carl Jung

When I was 19 years old, I bought a one-way ticket to Europe. 605 more words