My Dad was dying with a terminal illness. My wife had been diagnosed with third-stage ovarian cancer. I felt stretched trying to take care of my wife and spend time with my Dad, who was in his final days on earth. (more…)
I like bunnies and chocolate eggs. It’s fun to watch the grandkids go on their Easter egg hunts. It’s wonderful to spend time with family during the holiday season.
We are doing this once again on Easter weekend. (more…)
I was taking a break and stopped in at our local pub. I had been working hard, preparing for some lectures I was to give and wanted a change of environment. I often write at the pub, so I sat down for a beer and pulled out my computer. A regular patron approached me and asked what I was writing about. (more…)
Ovarian cancer. That’s the big “O” that I’m talking about. That’s what my first wife Pam was diagnosed with at age 42 and died of 5 years later. I think it’s the only cancer that guys can’t get but are hugely affected by relationally if they have a significant woman in their life that has been diagnosed with it. (more…)
“Don’t worry. It was just a Christmas decoration,” Devon said. Our son Devon and Tracy have a dog named Harley. She’s our “grand-pup”. And she’s still learning what is ok and what is not ok to do. After they decorated their Christmas tree she ate one of the wooden decorations. (more…)
If you have cancer, this christmas might be different for you than previous ones. And the gift you bring may be the most significant one that you have ever given. And it did come with a cost.
We had 5 christmas season with my first wife Pam following her cancer diagnosis. And the present was her.
Another christmas to spend together and enjoy as family and friends. (more…)