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Why I Read

I just finished a book of New Yorker profiles by John Lahr called Show and Tell (2000).  They were no more than 40 pages long, more like 30 ranging from Woody Allen to Frank Sinatra, David Mamet and Bob Hope to what had to be my favorite, one on actor/director Mike Nichols. 261 more words


In all seriousness...

When I was a little girl, I wondered what I was doing here.  I remember obsessing about it so much that I wrote a note to God on my little chalkboard asking him to tell me, and waited for a response.  362 more words

Living With Illness


What Would Duke Do?

Several weeks back, no matter where I was turning, there was a barrier.  Some of the barriers were biting and hurtful.  281 more words

Moving Forward

Serenity Sunday

By Thursday evening, I knew what I had to do.  I needed to scrap most of the plans and tentative plans for my weekend and instead assertively plan some down time.  353 more words

Life With PLS


A while back I shared what is written on my bathroom mirror:

Stay Focused.  Stay Authentic.  Remember the mission.

Perhaps I have been looking at these words long enough on my mirror and staying conscious that it is becoming automatic for me to flow through my days doing it.  237 more words

Moving Forward

I believe in rainbows

Sometimes you just have to believe it is possible, while continuing to do the footwork that seems to be in line with whatever I believe is possible. 291 more words

Moving Forward

Dear former self…

Three years. If you can believe it, I have now been treated for cancer for nearly three years. In 20 days another canceriversary will come and go. 32 more words