cancer

hair today, gone tomorrow

June 27, 2013
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When I told my husband of 25 years I was going to shave my head to raise money for cancer research he was silent. 3 days later he made a proposal, “It’s a good cause. How about you figure out how much money you could raise and I’ll match it if you DON’T shave your […]

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inhaling pain carves canyons for happiness to fill

January 14, 2010
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       Demi Garner curls herself around her husband, careful about touching his skin which aches with scleroderma. It is not a gentle disease and it has peeled away layers of Tom Garner. What remains now, at the end, is his ability to breathe. Even that must be assisted by a full face mask rather than […]

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