Monthly Archives: February 2012

Into the Unknown, Taking a Leap in 2012

There seems to be much ado about leap year this year. Perhaps I just never noticed it before, and perhaps there are a lot of people ready to make change. I suspect the latter given what I am seeing around me and in me. It has become abundantly clear that things are not working the…

My Body, My Mind, The Guest House

Fifteen days since I last wrote, and I honestly don’t know where the time went. I sincerely apologize to anyone that has been waiting. I did promise to keep this updated. It is as if I have not truly been alive the past ten days. I offer you a poem that came to me during…

Ten Minutes to Live…

Ten minutes to live, what would you say? I did this writing exercise last May as part of a blog challenge, and it has been presented again as part of Patti Digh’s new writing workshop Verb Tribe in which I am taking part (thanks to a generous gift). When I did it in May the…

Tranparency: Giving Reality a Makeover

It was never really a decision. As soon as I was told I had cancer I knew I would tell my story. It was almost as if I was given an assignment along with my diagnosis. I have gotten unbridled support from the community in general, but some of my closer friends are surprised and…