Giving Thanks

Putting my house in order. It may not seem like much to most people, but the photo on the left represents part of a symbolic personal triumph. Three-and-a-half years ago, my life was beset by cancer-interruptus. The day I was told I had breast cancer was one of the most shocking days of my life, […]

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Surviving Pinktober

My new teeshirt perhaps? I admit that I feel a little bit guilty that I haven’t been up to my usual snark and commentary this past month. In years past, I may have contemplated a daily post in October to counteract the Pepto-Pink tsunami. Other blogger friends have eloquently managed to do so, and here […]

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Frankly, My Dear, I Don’t Give A Damn

Call me cynical, but don’t call me Scarlett. So far, I’ve spent most of October steadfastly ignoring pink. I have managed to get through most of the local stores this month without traveling the aisles where I would be most assailed by pink-colored merchandise that purports to support breast cancer research or so-called awareness. It […]

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One Woman At A Time

One by one Breast cancer is an equal-opportunity disease. It doesn’t care if you are female or male, rich or poor, high or low, famous or infamous. It’s a behemoth. No matter how many research studies are conducted, how much pink merchandise is sold in its name, how many awareness groups and fundraising events are […]

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