The Survivors Club

Heard a really interesting interview with Ben Sherwood, who wrote a book called The Survivors Club about what resources humans have & which they use to survive a crisis. You can hear the interview here on this page. Scroll down and pick a file format. It’s an interesting discussion of how we manage to get […]

Posted in: Making A Difference, Survivorship by Kathi 2 Comments adulthood, books, breast cancer, healthcare, morality, mortality, optimism, responsibility, spirituality, vulnerability, websites

Customer Service.

Just over a decade ago, I needed a car & I didn’t have much cash & I didn’t want to take out a loan because I had just finished paying off my grad student loans & I wanted more time to savor the feeling of not owing anybody any money. This was in August. I […]

Posted in: Life & Mortality, Making A Difference by Kathi 1 Comment adulthood, cars, geek-i-tude, helpfulness, money, persistence, technology

Water, Water Everywhere…

This is a complicated story. It started last Friday, when I started coming down with a cold. But it didn’t really just start then either, because it actually started last July when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. And neither I nor my brain has been the same since. So, I came down with this […]

Posted in: Cognitive Dysfunction & Depression, Fatigue, Life & Mortality, My Work Life, Play, Survivorship by Kathi 3 Comments adulthood, breast cancer, clothes, cognitive impairment, fashion, fatigue, healthcare, mortality, optimism, vulnerability

History & Irony

Yesterday, on Martin Luther King Day, I thought back to 1968, when Barack Obama was seven years old. I was fourteen & starting the 9th grade the year that Martin Luther King & Bobby Kennedy were assassinated. I remember that awful year as possibly the most frightening year of my short life so far then. […]

Posted in: Life & Mortality, Making A Difference by Kathi No Comments civil rights, government, history, Martin Luther King, President