Eve

Since you asked (really, you did!), I am still alive. And things are looking up a little bit. Winter was long and hard. It was cold and wet, it was filled with sickness and injuries in my household. I had a major identity crisis, which has alllllmost been resolved. You probably will not believe this,... Continue Reading →

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Do not be afraid

I had my regular check-up with my oncologist yesterday. I have these every three months, and they basically consist of blood tests, a chat and a physical exam, checking lymph nodes, etc. It is now a year and a half since I finished treatment, and at every checkup I get a reassuring, "everything looks good,"... Continue Reading →

Schizophrenic gratitude

I have seen a lot of people posting gratitude journals online. I've thought about it, but, well, life has been a bit hard lately. This morning, however, I realized that I have a lot of gratitude. It's just a bit schizophrenic. For example, I am grateful for: Hot showers. I always hate to get into... Continue Reading →

Patreon, please?

I love the introductory video they show you when you sign up as an artist on Patreon. It points out what a wonderful time we are living in, where artists of all types are free to create and to share their creations with the entire world through the internet and other modern technology. Remember back in... Continue Reading →

It’s so good to be loved

I had the most interesting experience this week. I passed out in my house and had to be taken to the hospital by ambulance. I'd been to the zoo that day, with my daughter, my son and his wife, and my two grandchildren. All day I'd felt kind of weak in the knees and shaky,... Continue Reading →

Libby’s Birthday Present

Today I went shopping for my daughter Libby's birthday. She will be 24 this Saturday. I am here to tell you that giving gifts has become an arduous ordeal in the last few years. What happened to those good old days when you could get a toy or trinket for a reasonable amount of money... Continue Reading →

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