I skipped week 8. It has been a hectic week this week. My husband has been in China, my kids and I had a lot of appointments, and I had chemo today. Week eight was a panoramic picture. I went to a local military beach and snapped this picture and merged it in Light Room. … More Dogwood Photography Weekly Challenge Week 8: Panorama
This week’s challenge is artistic shadows. I tried taking several shadow pictures, with very little luck, but at last week’s Mardi Gras, I was able to capture these beads laying on the boardwalk in the shadows of a building. That’s all I have to say about that. It has been a crazy few weeks, and … More Dogwood Weekly Photography Challenge Week 9: Shadows
Apparently I have a hater, who has gone from a few blogs I have guest-wrote, my own personal blog, comments on another article, my Caring Bridge, and a few other personal sites. This person, for whatever reason, has decided I’m “faking cancer, am a troll, and have committed Stolen Valor.” I spent my day e-mailing … More An Open Letter…
I am making a list. Kind of like Santa Claus, but kind of not like Santa Claus. It’s called my “What The Hell, I Might As Well…” list. It’s not really a bucket list, as I have accomplished most of my bucket list items– I ran New York City Marathon, went scuba diving in Guam, … More What The Hell, I Might As Well
Or it never left, either way, I am back in treatment :(. On Friday, I went to the doctor to find out the bad news. Fortunately, it is not 100% bad, and not dire, as I have very few symptoms. I will be going to Houston in the next couple weeks to see if I … More The Big Bad Wolf Has Returned
I took this blue-tailed skink at the park on Sunday. It’s been a LONG four weeks. It started after my first post-cancer appointment. The doctor said, “You look great, welcome to remission.” Then a few hours later, I got a phone call, “Hold up, your CA-125 (cancer antigen) is abnormal, and you have to schedule … More The Word Of The Day– Anxiety
I finished chemo yesterday. I looked back on the last six months since this entire adventure started, and the only thing I thought of is, how the hell do I think the people involved with saving my life. Catching this cancer in the earlier stages (though I was stage iv, it was caught very early … More How Do You Thank Someone For Saving Your Life?