Tag: cancer

Feed it or fight it

You: “Those look like noodles up there.” Me: “You’d be right.” You: “Isn’t this a genealogy blog?” Me: “Right again.” You: “Why, then, are we looking at noodles?!” Me: “I’ve been absent from the blogosphere for several months.” You: “Why?” Me: “We’ve had a cancer diagnosis.” Sometimes life knocks us flat and we don’t know…


Friendship is a simple thing, and yet complicated; friendship is on the surface, something natural, something taken for granted, and yet underneath one could find worlds.   ~ Jamaica Kincaid Sisters and friends. Never forget those who make you smile.

Am I Getting Older?

I am saddened by the recent passing of my college roommate. Last I heard she was in remission. I thought we had time. Remission is scary, misleading. She passed away in July, and I attended a family memorial two weeks ago. Nasty, damn cancer. ******************** When she told me last year of her diagnosis, I…