Time and Loss

It’s Saturday, one of my cherished days off from work. I’ve been trying to be kind to myself today. I’ve had a hard time sleeping lately, so for the past few days, I’ve once again resorted to taking a Benadryl (which is, as it happens, a pink pill) at bedtime, because it works better than […]

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Resolve: Words Optional

Just when I was beginning to wonder if I was perhaps not a very nice person after all, that I was maybe the only blogger out there who was not feeling particularly sanguine, philosophical, grateful, brave, accepting, noble, etcetera and so forth, about facing 2012 with some sort of valiant resolve to be a better […]

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Exit Strategy

Singular Concerns It’s a lovely, peaceful evening. I’ve just finished a large bowl of homemade, post-Thanksgiving turkey soup. Now I’m sipping a cup of my favorite tea while gnawing on a piece of almond-studded, chocolate buttercrunch, and it’s just shy of nineteen days until Christmas. The radio is playing softly in the background. In such […]

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DCIS: What’s in a name?

Ductal Carcinoma In Situ This subject deserves much more time than I can give it today. But a New York Times article, published today, prompted me to post at least some brief commentary. You may need to sign in to the NYT site in order to read it in full, but that requires only your […]

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