Why Do You Travel: Confronting Cancer

Why Do You Travel: Confronting Cancer

It all started with a simple question: Why do you travel? A question that has prompted answers like traveling to learn, or that travel is food for the soul, or for new perspectives. This week, the answer to why our guest poster travels is one that I understand in more...
15 Years

15 Years

No flowers were allowed. There were strict hand washing protocols for visitors. New pajamas that would be easy to take on or off with IV lines.  I seem to remember that only brand new stuffed animals, that had not had a chance to collect dust were allowed, but my...
When a Chill is Just a Chill

When a Chill is Just a Chill

Sometimes a chill…or a night sweat….are nothing more than just chills or night sweats. And sometimes they aren’t. You see for me, sixteen years ago, chills that made my teeth chatter and night sweats that drenched my pajamas were symptoms. They were,...
Every Moment Matters

Every Moment Matters

What do you say on a day that for many will go on just like any other day, but that for many others, is a day of memories, of honoring, of remembering a life that was lost one year ago? What do you say to convey the sadness and loss? Truthfully, you don’t say...