OK…this is getting real! Until the last few weeks, life has been normal…well somewhat normal. My reflection in the mirror, mostly unchanged and my positive attitude unwavering! My cancer has been a motivator of positive changes and has lingered in the background of a full and rich life. Yes, I tire easier, my feet hurt… Continue reading Big Day
http://www.defeatmyeloma.org Mike and I will be walking Sunday…every little bit helps fund research. There has been some amazing news for treating multiple myeloma including recent news on CAR-T cells as a “potentially curative therapy”. Cheer us on, donate or walk with us (or if you’d prefer, there is a category for those who would rather… Continue reading Defeat Multiple Myeloma
So many years celebrating our birthdays together! Love our history, friendship and love for each other! My heart is full! Thank you friends!
“Live Life” by Zayde Wolf spotify:track:6hhvnysh8IFNH8Ts2WQXEO Sometimes I just start singing the chorus of this vibrant song…what could be more inspiring than these lyrics… “Live life, like I never have…live life through the good and bad” Maybe it is because now more than ever I have needed this reminder…it’s been a tough few weeks. I’m… Continue reading “Live Life”
It has certainly not felt much like spring in the Pacific Northwest! With continuous rain since October (only three days without rain we are told), it is hard to accept spring has arrived. Yet, there have been a few days when the sun has peaked through. I felt it in the air today, sneaking a… Continue reading Ode to Spring…the Crocus…the Man
“I stood by your Atlantic sea and I sang a song for Ireland” Our Ireland adventure last fall, took us west to the Wild Atlantic Way and the Dingle Peninsula. Castles, textiles, pubs, charming towns and driving the narrow, winding roads were the highlights of our visit. A warm welcome and stay at the Bunratty… Continue reading Song for Ireland
A toast to all my Irish friends and my colleagues who are Irish at heart! Since my first Guinness at O’Donoghue’s, to my favorite Jameson at Palace Bar…nights in Dublin were always spirited, fun, with plenty of heartfelt music, good drinks and wide open arms of friendship! I cherish the memories…here’s to you my… Continue reading The Dublin Pub Crawl
It has been three months now living with multiple myeloma. It definitely lit a fire in me. A fire to live life fully, be true to who I am and conquer this beast. I’ve been remarkably positive. Cancer not going to get me down. Until a sponsored ad came across my Facebook feed from Mayo… Continue reading What the Funk?
Judy Collins is still top of my playlist. She is remarkable and at 77 years old, she is still creating and performing music all over the world. She has inspired and thrived in the music community for more than half a century! Her voice is still as angelic as always. Her original compositions continue to be… Continue reading Stars in My Eyes, Judy Collins
I’m dedicating this 1978 song by Andrew Gold to my girlfriends! Thank you for being a friend! I love traveling this journey with you! About the song…Andrew Gold wrote this iconic song in just under an hour. He said it was “just this little throw away thing” but it became much loved, in a kind… Continue reading Thank You for Being a Friend!