Archive for August 2018

Somehow the light gets in: cancerversary number 6

Six years ago today I did’t know that I had cancer. The world looked different then. It’s hard to explain just how. I suppose my field of vision was wider, more encompassing. The future stretched comfortably forward. The world looked familiar. Of course, even then, I knew something was wrong. I had massive amounts of... Read more »

Natural Woman and the power of love

Natural Woman and the power of love
Aretha Franklin’s death from pancreatic cancer last Thursday triggered in many of us the desire to hear her sing. I don’t listen to her regularly, although I love her voice. Because I couldn’t find my Aretha CD and have never uploaded it to my computer, I went in search of the best album to download. I... Read more »