An Irish Blessing

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In honor of St Patrick’s Day which we celebrate today, I offer all my friends and readers an Irish blessing for a happy and healthy life.  Happy St Patrick’s Day!   May you always have…  Walls for the… Continue reading

Marie Curie

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Marie Curie I thought it fitting in the month in which we celebrate both International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, to take a moment to acknowledge the contribution of Marie Curie to cancer… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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This week on March 17, we celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Ireland; and indeed around the globe, there will be the wearing of the green, as it seems there’s a wee bit o’ the… Continue reading

Celebrating Mother’s Day

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My mom is a neverending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being.  I may sometimes forget the words but I always remember the tune.  ~Graycie Harmon We are celebrating Mother’s Day today… Continue reading

Smile Saturday

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What great imagination! Mushrooms and rhubarb fashioned to make you smile!

Poetry Friday

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I have Somnath to thank for this wonderful poem today. You may not have noticed it in the comments section after our scars tell our stories, so I thought it worth producing again here.… Continue reading

Our scars tell our stories

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The lessons of a life amount not to wisdom but to scar tissue and callus Wallace Stegner, The Spectator Bird New York Times writer Dana Jennings wrote a wonderful reflection last year on the scars he… Continue reading

Maybe it’s just the beginning

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“The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.”  Ivy Baker Priest

Cards 4 Cancer

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   Being diagnosed with cancer gave me the time to explore my creative side. I could lose myself for hours in one particular activity which I grew to love -card-making. I was never any… Continue reading

Visiting Shangri–La

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           Somnath Datta is a wonderfully uplifting and gracious follower on Twitter, who has contributed the following fascinating article on what it is like to be diagnosed with cancer in India. Reading this account… Continue reading