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Writer/editor, artist/maker, creative organizer, family caregiver, passionate foodie & world traveler, perpetually positive spoonie, chai and mint chocolate lover with a sweet, wee dog

Gaining Momentum

This weekend I was grateful to celebrate another birthday with my mama. It was just a couple weeks before my birthday last year that we learned her rare brain cancer is considered terminal. I didn’t think I’d get another birthday with her. (I’ve never been more happy to be wrong.) […]

Dance Walking to Cure Brain Tumors

If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance that you know I’ve been the caregiver for my amazing Mama during her fight against a rare brain cancer. (Almost two years ago, doctors found a massive brain tumor, which pathology showed was an extremely rare and aggressive brain cancer shown […]

Top Posts of 2012

Before we finish ushering in the new year and I get blogging away in 2013, I wanted to share with you the top posts of 2012. These got the most views and/or comments and it means so much to me to share these personal adventures with you. Thanks for reading! […]

Happy New Year!

It’s that time of year again when we’re all reflecting. I don’t know about you, but my 2012 had some serious ups and downs. The lowest of the lows was Mama Jude‘s minor stroke last January and all that accompanied/followed. But the highest of the highs was most definitely our […]

A Great Airport Ride… One Way

Perhaps you’ve heard… I recently took a wonderful, special trip to Venice, Italy with my amazing Mama and our little dog Abby. We’ve been blogging about it. Anyway, we don’t live near the airport ― in fact, it’s a solid hour and a half drive without traffic. We were fortunate […]