Month: March 2013

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Four years… and a shark

I spent the night in the ER last week. I wasn’t a big deal, just a recurring issue that’s a side-effect of a side-effect of my cancer treatment. It’s starting to feel a little routine. This time it was a little different, though. For one thing, the hospital was over-full. This hospital that I usually …

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shark girl

Shark Girl: We’re gonna need a bigger boat

My little girl has been consumed by a shark obsession. She is SHARK GIRL. She even has a shark poster on her wall. Those cute little stains around her face are evidence of her other current obsession: frozen blueberries. and what book could consume her attention so completely? eek! how did she get her hands …

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In the moment

We spent the sunny Saturday afternoon traipsing around town, when my daughter was inspired into her own impromptu dance recital in front of this mural. She had no idea that it was the third anniversary of the day my life was turned upside down – the cancer diagnosis. She just grabbed the moment and savored …

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