Coming Back Around

“Life and Times” was the title I used for a weekly column in the Little Falls Transcript at age 19. That feels like several lifetimes ago, now. To me, the words relate to the days, events, and activities that make up life. And, the defining circumstances in which we find ourselves–our communities and world–the times. So, I am coming back around to…

Cancer: Surgeries and Tattoos

      There are many new things that come with a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Everyone knows about the challenges of chemotherapy—hair loss, sickness, immune system changes, fatigue, neuropathy and more. It takes time to recover, but when it all works, we return mostly to normal. The support we get from our loved ones, colleagues, and even our pets keeps us…