That was then; this is now…

A year ago on St Patrick’s Day, my friend, Joe, and I were driving to the DC Veterans’ hospital for Covid vaccines. I had lucked out and gotten my first shot space-available (remember the early vaccine days when age- or pre-existing conditions restrictions made getting vaccinated challenging?). On the way to the hospital, Joe was…

Infusion immersion

Every two weeks, I had been returning to the infusion center at Georgetown. Outside the window, I watched the ongoing construction project. Inside the hospital, I’m hoping for tumor destruction, as measured by lab results and scans. Until January, progress had been more of a mixed bag than advancement like the building’s. Now, growth and…

5 STARS for PIONEER PASSAGE!

“Pioneer Passage is a truly delightful, meaty read that will satisfyany reader who enjoys an excellent adventure exceptionally welltold.” reviewer Grant Leishman for Readers’ Favorite Having already read the second story in this saga, I wasfamiliar with the principal characters of the Wright family andauthor J.F. Collen uses this iteration to expand on and emphasizethe…

By the numbers…

Be aware: deadline ahead. The doctors that I saw in Fall 2021 were pretty clear: pancreatic cancer is deadly. Two different oncologists explained that without surgery, the outlook for this cancer is usually less than a year. In my experience, most doctors aren’t so forthcoming with prognostic pronouncements, but the research seems consistent. Information extracted…