The Weather of Loss

There’s something oddly comforting about weather that reflects one’s emotions. While we’ve had a rather mild winter here, it’s still February, a month that is unpredictable at best, a month when the best days are still cold, with a wind off the ocean that bites through your clothes, no matter how well-prepared you think you […]

Posted in: Art & Music, Life & Mortality, Metastastatic Breast Cancer by Kathi 21 Comments Rachel Cheetham Moro

Rachel’s Memorial Service

Because Rachel literally had friends all over the globe, a live stream feed was set up so that those who could not be at her memorial service on Saturday, February 11, 2012, could watch it while it was happening. Enormous thanks go to Ronnie at Being Sarah for obtaining and posting these links for the […]

Posted in: Life & Mortality, Making A Difference by Kathi 8 Comments Rachel Cheetham Moro

A Heart Full of Rachel

Yesterday, I was truly grateful and privileged to participate in Rachel’s memorial service, and to be surrounded by her friends and family. I was grateful that three other sisters in our blogosphere were able to be there with me — Sarah Horton, of Being Sarah; Gayle Sulik, author of Pink Ribbon Blues; and Stacey, of […]

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Rachel and Susan: Their Words Live On

It was through their words, written on their blogs, that many of us first came to know Rachel Cheetham Moro and Susan Neibur. A lucky few of us got to meet them, along with the other bloggers in the august, feisty group pictured above, at the National Breast Cancer Coalition Conference in April, 2011. It […]

Posted in: Making A Difference, Metastastatic Breast Cancer by Kathi 9 Comments blogging, friendship, Rachel Cheetham Moro, Susan Neibur