Category Archives: cancer

What it means to be human

“Before 70 we are merely respected at best and we have to behave all the time. But after 70 we are respected, esteemed, admired, and revered and don’t have to behave unless we want to” – Mark Twain   We … Continue reading

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“It’s when you reach the end of things that you want to go back” – The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly You have cancer. I heard those words in 2009. The paradigm shifted. Instinctively I knew my world, … Continue reading

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“When people enter your life, they expand your world. But when they leave, the void is that much greater” – Blueblood by Mathew Iden Lost a dear friend recently. Cancer at 71. Not a pleasant experience. Pat and I were … Continue reading

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