Tag Archives: breast

Backseat Driver

It has happened.  Another check mark off the bucket list.  It seemed unthinkable.  But now it has happened.  My fourth child, my baby, my little one, has earned her driver’s license.  I am, by trade, a domestic engineer…aka, a stay … Continue reading

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telling it like it is

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted.  Because sometimes it’s easier to step away.  Sometimes I try to indulge so much in life that I forget.  Sometimes I am so obsessed with the knowledge, that I can’t talk or write about … Continue reading

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Be ‘Ware

Well, all over the breast cancer blogging world is commentary on this October, our honorary month.  It’s interesting to me that so many women with breast cancer hate the pink ribbon stuff.  So, then, who are we doing it for? … Continue reading

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WanderLust

Yesterday my sis wore a Life is Good shirt with that phrase you’ve seen “all who wander are not lost”.  A week ago, my son posted a picture labeled, “wandering but not lost” while he was exploring Oregon.  These reminded me … Continue reading

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Buckets aren’t for kicking!

Today the sun is shining brightly and I’d like to take a long walk with my doggie. Then, I’m gonna pull some weeds. But, before I go out, I have a thought to share. It smacked me in the face … Continue reading

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More than 50 shades of gray

As a teenager, much of my conversation with my mom happened over a sinkful of dishes.  I was the fifth and final child, lagging five years behind the fourth. One night we were in a heated discussion. I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Pink with Outrage

Really, I don’t know exactly why I feel outrage.  It’s just October.  I really love autumn in the Midwest.  But, Nancy Brinker and seemingly the whole country, have taken away some of its beauty.  Nobody means any harm by it. … Continue reading

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Met-Amorphosis Ch 3,4

Chapter Three Did I forget to mention How I Got Here.  I did.  So, rewind.  It is a hot summer, the summer of 2008.  In June, we went to Atlantis on Paradise Island to see all the marine life.  While … Continue reading

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