The Longest Temporary.

I’m trying something new today! A friend, who is an amazing writer and blogger at Poets And Saints, encouraged me to try Five Minute Friday where you write for 5 minutes about a topic that is given to you and then you link up with other bloggers who did the same. Each Friday there is aContinue reading “The Longest Temporary.”

Thoughts on Cancer and Magic Johnson

I’m not a Magic Johnson fan, but that doesn’t really matter. I am, however, a huge fan of biographies. You can put a book or documentary about almost anyone in front of me and I’m hooked. I love to learn about people’s stories. Therefore, when a documentary about Magic Johnson was on our television oneContinue reading “Thoughts on Cancer and Magic Johnson”

After the Cancer Diagnosis: 5 Things I Learned When My Son Got Really Sick

I have to admit that sometimes I still cringe when people refer to me as a “Cancer Mom.” I never signed up to join that club. The cost to join is enormous. But, join it I did on February 9th, 2007 when my then-two-year-old son was diagnosed with leukemia. To say that the journey ofContinue reading “After the Cancer Diagnosis: 5 Things I Learned When My Son Got Really Sick”

Bear Cub on a Barbie Bike

Down the street my little bear cub rode on the pretty, pink and purple Barbie bike with it’s matching girly training wheels. It should have been ever so cute. But it wasn’t. The bear cub on the bike wasn’t my little, pigtailed, feminine three-year-old, but instead her tall-for-his-age seven-year-old brother. His knees came up aboveContinue reading “Bear Cub on a Barbie Bike”