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Signing Off

It’s almost October.  Little Man is 16 months old now.  Still crawling.  Said his first word the other day.  Climbs chairs and stairs like a mountaineer. My sister is still healthy after her chemo and radiation, and her hair is … Continue reading

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When to Talk and When to Not

It’s a Monday morning at the end of April, and as I sit at my computer desk, Little Guy is clinging to my chair and banging a spoon against my leg.  J is at a doctor’s appointment, and the house … Continue reading

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An epilogue of sorts

Last Saturday I went on a hike with J and Little Guy.  We drove out to the foothills, to a trailhead we had been to innumerable times; it was, in fact, the place we first went hiking when we moved to … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye

Last Sunday I drove eight hours to visit my family in Washington.  Even though I had made the trip little more than a month before, I was loving the length of the drive and the freedom of being on the … Continue reading

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Scattered Bits

Ann has a diagnosis now, but not a prognosis.  The diagnosis is primary mediastinal large b cell lymphoma.  It’s rare — only 2% of all lymphomas are this particular type — but it most commonly occurs in women in their … Continue reading

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What do you do after you get the call?

“I’m sorry to be telling you this, but Ziggy has cancer.” Two days ago I got a phone call from my vet.  Ziggy has had a lot of vet appointments this year, the first round of which led to us … Continue reading

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