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A rare sound in my part of the world.  The clouds that float over my home are often just fluffy bunnies or prancing puppies. Sometimes they contain rain or are blown by strong winds. But the empty tummy growl of … Continue reading

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There was a Time – poems, musings, and thoughts of experiencing cancer

It finally happened.  I have a book for sale on Amazon: There was a Time The journey started in 2011 when I was diagnosed with prostate cancer.  During treatment I tried to write about what was happening to me, but … Continue reading

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Wednesday Poetry – Cancer’s Vacation

Cancer’s Vacation Where would cancer go for a vacation? Would it fly to Hawaii and stroll on the beach? Would it send me a post card or bring me back a t-shirt? While it was gone, would I feel better, … Continue reading

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How to Help a Cancer Victim

How to Help a Cancer Victim First understand: we’re confused, we’re angry, we’re stunned, we’re overwhelmed, we don’t know what we need. Know you can’t fix it. Know we’ve heard a lot to be frightened of. Know we’re fragile. We … Continue reading

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