Music To My Ears — Stayin’ Alive

A couple of weeks ago, I was especially pissed off at cancer. I’m always pissed off at cancer, in truth, but this was a particularly bad week. I felt like if I heard one more bit of news about a friend who had a recurrence or a new occurence or mets or a suspicious imaging […]

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My Awareness Wish List

I would have written a blog post a few weeks ago, at the beginning of October, but I was just too tired from work. Since then, I’ve wanted several times to write, but I was overwhelmed by a surfeit of potential topics. Every time I thought I knew what I’d focus on, some fresh muck […]

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Why I’m Not Liv Tyler’s Mother

Bell Bottom Blues The main reason I did not manage to become a rock star was because I was just too practical. I blame my parents for this. People think we’re having an epic economic crisis now, but my parents were children during the Great Depression of 1929. There was no Social Security then, no […]

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Geek Dad

It’s In The Genes The very fact that I can sit here, using the technology and software needed to put this post together, encompasses abilities I got from having a geek for a dad. The urge to write comes from my mom, but just about everything else — taking and developing photos, using computers, writing […]

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