It feels like 2017 is trying to take all it can from me.
Some of the losses are small, and some — like losing my aunt to cancer — are too big and fresh and complex to process. But it wears at me, feeling like life keeps taking things from me: not just things that […]
This is so beautiful it made me want to cry. (One of my aunts has terminal cancer and only has weeks to live, so I may be sensitive on this subject right now.) Be sure to click through for the whole story — the last frame where he kisses the young girl is wonderful and […]
So… I haven’t blogged in a while. A very long while, as it turns out. I blame depression, anxiety, health issues (both mine and family members), the world being on fire, and other problems/issues that have been sucking up my energy and generally making life very, very difficult.
Most of this I just can’t talk […]
My friend Christine died of leukemia on Monday. She had been undergoing treatment for several months, but all the news indicated that she was doing great.
She was one of the best people I’ve ever known, and she was far too young to die.
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