Date Archives September 2016

Deforestation #5 is Happening Now!

Hi Folks, Here’s another check-in about my "Unintended Journey." Today, Thursday 9/22, is the 5th full blown infusion of chemo (C.H.O.P.) and trial drug. Thank you’s are the important place to start… (it’s easy to assume the good things in life, no?) To my sister Susan, who created an array of healing-oriented, delicious masterpieces, like homemade beef bone broth used as the base of soups and other dishes. To my mom and dad who are back home but engaged every day without fail into what is going on, and choosing… Read More

Paul’s Views of A Marriage

Mom and Dad had been at my place for a total of 40 days during my lymphoma treatment, which provided a peerless opportunity for Paul at 14 to spend time with them. Daily walks around the neighborhood. Meals. Conversations sitting around the back porch. Errands to the grocery store. Everyday tasks can be the best. All these made for a deeper view of them than he had had in prior 1 week visits to Murphysboro where mom and dad reside; Paul’s setting did not change, and his sensibilities stayed deeply… Read More

Deforestation #4 is here!

Here’s another check-in about my "Unintended Journey." Today, Friday, was the 4th full blown infusion of chemo (C.H.O.P.) and trial drug. Thank you’s are the important place to start… Again to my parents who have been watching close over the treatment, running the household and raising clarifying questions. To my sister Cindy, who helped me to transfer old videos while here, and now gone back as the UMich school year begins soon, so she needs to be ready and prepped for the courses she is running. To my sister Susan,… Read More