Date Archives July 2016

Deforestation Round #2 is Around the Corner

Hi Folks, Here’s a check in about the "Unintended Journey" as I have called this sojourn into the world of cancer. (Another, perhaps more fitting name is "The Deforestation" as I do think disruptive events make one remove at least some of the clutter in our life and our views.) First off, thanks are in order to many people. You have made this a very different path. Of course it starts with my parents and siblings Cindy and Susan, and Chris, for their steady and deep attentiveness My mom’s sister… Read More

Deforestation #1 – Here we go!

Hi Folks, Looking back at the days coming up to and including my first infusion, I have focused deeply on the tactical (logistics of wrapping up work, thinking thru the impact of finances, etc.) not the intergalactic (cancer, perhaps?).  There was just too much to do for the distraction of fear right now; as a single dad, my boys in particular were my greater concern. Clarifying and prepping for treatment was the best course of action. And divulging my thoughts? Initially that was a nutty notion. I am pretty private… Read More