Month: February 2012

Traveling Companions

The second anniversary of my cancer diagnosis is quickly approaching. Of course it has me thinking. A lot. Not all the thoughts are happy thoughts, but that just comes with the territory. But some of those thoughts are happy thoughts. Warm, fuzzy, happy thoughts. Like the girls I met because I have cancer. These are …

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Changing Form

One of my favorite views of Seattle is from Kerry Park, cut into the side of Queen Anne hill, and adorned with the Changing Form sculpture by Doris Chase. Doris was good friends with my grandmother, and I got to spend quite a bit of time with her, so I may be a little biased, …

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The wind on her face

I hate the wind, but Gem takes a different approach. She has a way of reminding me to look for another perspective. Last week the wind was still cold, but it was also exhilarating. Of course, being able to nuzzle into Daddy’s coat just makes it that much better. I hope this made you smile.

Adventuring: Island Style

This weekend’s adventure took us to Vashon Island, meaning, with all the emphasis my bouncing 2-year-old can provide, TWO FERRY RIDES. TWO! (That’s round trip to the island for those of you keeping score. I’ve already been questioned on the count.) Yes, that’s me. I do appear in photo’s on rare occasions (when someone grabs …

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Why Mommy Susan Niebur

Why Mommy: remembering Susan Niebur

In the cold, dark, fear of 3 a.m., when the cancer patient is most alone, I found ToddlerPlanet, a blog written by cancer fighting princess warrior, awesome mommy, and astrophysicist, Susan Niebur (also known as @whymommy).

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