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The Call Home

Someone once told me
Under the guise of care,
Of the whispers in the rain
Falling unheeded, repeating
The mundane, the extraordinary,
Those conversations spun around… 115 more words


Summer Indie Book Awards

Hey folks – it’s September 1st and that means voting has begun for the Summer Indie Book Awards. I am thrilled to announce that my books have been nominated in a number of categories. 132 more words


What it feels like to have the big "C"

Now that I’m four rounds into my chemotherapy (five rounds…as of this coming Friday), I feel like I have a pretty good perspective on what it’s like to have cancer. 1,784 more words


I still hear you

A friend of my sister’s died yesterday, from cancer.

And my thoughts go to my own old friend, Al.

We had some great times here, at the beach house. 142 more words


The 'C' Word

Post 3: The Surgery

That Wednesday Mam went into hospital. She went in early and had x-rays and scans almost straight away so no one could wait with her. 475 more words


I want to work with Reid Scott one day, and after you read this interview, you will, too.  Talking to Reid, I was struck by the level of appreciation, understanding, and respect he has not only for his craft, but also for his colleagues.   4,330 more words


How to win without a game face

I have to address what people think means “positive.” When you’re in the mezzanine between the world of the healthy and world of the sick, there are soulless predators everywhere trying to stop you from healing, whether they want you to doubt yourself, give up, feel sorry, get angry. 400 more words

Gidget Must Die