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What My Husband’s Cancer Diagnosis Taught Me

My husband was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer in 2005. Although it’s been over ten years, I still remember that moment when we received the life-changing words, “It’s cancer.” The doctor told us the disease had spread and the test results looked grim. I held back the tears as the doctor said my husband would […] Read more…

Why I Write

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Sometimes it’s the obvious questions that need answered the most, because those are the ones that shape your life. What are you passionate about? Why do you do it (or not do it)? Should you be doing it? For me, the question is Why do you write? You may think that’s an easy one to answer. I enjoy […] Read more…

What Travel Teaches Us

When Silas was alive, we stopped traveling. We didn’t fully realize it; it just slowly became more difficult to travel around the country hauling a trunk full of medical equipment and a child who was very broken. His body revolted against the rigors of travel–his seizures increased on trips, which made him more lethargic, and […] Read more…