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Day 150: Life Is a Vapor

Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.[1] I was reminded this week of exactly how fragile life really is. It … Continue reading

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Day -3: A Touch of Humor

There are two types of people: people who see obstacles and grumble and those who see obstacles and have fun with them and count their blessings. I’m a member of the second type. I’ll use a couple examples from my … Continue reading

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T-20: Packing the Most Important Thing

Even with all the planning and packing, it is easy to forget something. As I’ve mentioned before, we have lists. I think we even have lists of lists. It is doubtful that we have forgotten anything that we need, might … Continue reading

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The Waterfall

The first thing that drew me was the sound – light, happy sounds almost like gentle rain. We turned the corner and there it was, a beautiful ceiling to floor waterfall. I’m talking twenty foot or so. We sat and … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

I finally drug the Christmas tree out of storage yesterday – only about a week and a half late. We usually do the holiday decorating the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It’s not that we are not in the spirit of Christmas; … Continue reading

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Thanking Carly

So there I was, sitting in one of three chairs in the CT interview waiting area. I had followed three other people down the winding halls of the third floor MD Anderson radiology department. One was a Hispanic man. Another … Continue reading

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When Boring Feels Great

When I decided to participate in a clinical drug trial of ABT-199 for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), I thought there might be some danger; you know, side effects, serious problems, more than usual intrusion into my physical well-being. That sort … Continue reading

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