Tag: cancer

  • Pauses

    Over a meal, a relative asked, “so is everything back to normal?”  I nodded my head resolutely while my son sitting next to me shook his head emphatically and said, “no.”  “What do you mean?”  I asked him.  “It will never be normal again. Things have changed.” No truer words were spoken over the holiday.…

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  • Waking Up

    My two babes before they were teens…hanging out at the creek on a sunny, winter day. Having a child who just got cleared of cancer a few days before Thanksgiving gave us the opportunity to be really authentic with each other at events on both sides of the family.  There were honest conversations, there were…

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