Monthly Archives: February 2012

Off the Mat

The road stretched out as we drove, first east, then north, with nothing but some duffel bags too small to carry our troubles of the last couple of years. Beyond my windshield possibilities come into view.  Beaches calling for explorers, … Continue reading

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Stepping Out

Rachel was an “all in” kind of person. If I didn’t know that before I learned it Saturday when I had the privilege of hearing her friends and family, many of whom had come from as far as Australia and … Continue reading

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Rachel’s Words

I published my very first post on October 20, 2010.  My husband knew and no one else on the planet. Less than two weeks later my first comment from Rachel Cheetham Moro arrived.  She was drawn to a contrived word, … Continue reading

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For My Blogging Sisters

I need more time, I think.  To do justice to what Susan Neiber and Rachel Cheetham Moro meant to me as a person with breast cancer, as a blogger, as a friend. They need more time, they probably thought.  To … Continue reading

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Then and Now

Early Sunday, March 12, 2000  2:40amMy mother died tonight.  I was sitting by her side.  I watched her take her last breath.  I hope she was somewhere else by then.  I told her I loved her.  She knew.  She suffered … Continue reading

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