Stop Pinking!

Recently, on the Facebook page for Breast Cancer Action, another sistah posted a parody photo of a pink Lockheed Martin jet, with a nice, snarky, farcical caption about how 3 cents of every dollar of the $156 million they made selling this fighter jet would support breast cancer research.  It was a joke, but I’m […]

Posted in: Art & Music, Fighting the Pink Peril, Making A Difference, Play by Kathi 14 Comments fundraising, music, Pink, responsibility

The Amazon’s Remix

I owe it all to Dad. This may seem like an odd tribute to my dad for Father’s Day. But in fact, it’s an entirely appropriate one. The lion’s share of whatever musical, photographic or geek aptitude I may have, I got from my dad. Among many, many other things, Dad was a musician. He […]

Posted in: Art & Music, Life & Mortality, Play by Kathi 8 Comments Art & Music, geek-i-tude, music, , video

Is There A Cure For Hypocrisy?

It hasn’t been a great week.   There has been a confluence of events lately that has left me in tears, especially today.   Today, I learned that one of my cyber-sistahs died yesterday of breast cancer, after being treated for several months for mets to the brain.  Another friend, who had breast cancer a […]

Posted in: Attitude, Diagnosis, Recurrence, Screening, Fighting the Pink Peril, Making A Difference, Metastastatic Breast Cancer, Nitty Gritty by Kathi 18 Comments breast cancer, friends, fundraising, grief, healthcare, mammography, metastatic breast cancer, mortality, responsibility, survivorship

The Cure For Pink

As I was working on this post, I discovered that I was officially a “cause bandit.”   The phrase was coined by Jen Price, on Advancing Impact, a blog to help non-profits do better at what they do, in her post, Cause Bandits: How Would Your Non-Profit Respond? In it, Price succinctly points out how […]

Posted in: Attitude, Fighting the Pink Peril, Making A Difference, Nitty Gritty, Survivorship by Kathi 10 Comments blogging, breast cancer, fundraising, responsibility