Month: December 2015

Carpe Diem

As I relished the quiet and solitude afforded to me on this day after Christmas, I came across the film, “The Dead Poet’s Society”.  I have seen this film countless times, but it has been quite awhile since my last… Read More ›

Mixed Emotions

Twas two days before Christmas and all through the oncology office, only a few patients were stirring, and I was one of them.  After fighting holiday traffic, or at least Louisville’s version of it, I welcomed the unexpected peace and quiet… Read More ›

Be Advised

I am beginning to think that 2015 has been some sort of sick cosmic joke, where I am the punchline.  During an awkward conversation about relationships, I was left with this nugget of dating advice, “You just need to put… Read More ›


It may be almost mid-December, but this past weekend in Louisville, the temperatures were in the 70s.  It may not have felt like Christmas, but it felt like a gift, one which I cherished.  Despite having a “To Do” list… Read More ›

Just Because

I used to wonder what it would be like to attend my own funeral, and recently, I got a preview of sorts.  Shortly after I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I have been receiving numerous calls, emails, texts, cards, flowers, food, mementoes,… Read More ›