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…

Do unto others

Norman Rockwell was an American painter whose images evoked an idealized vision of “traditional” American values. For almost 50 years, he illustrated covers for The Saturday Evening Post. Even if you don’t know Rockwell’s name, you would probably recognize some of the images that he painted, including a series of four freedoms inspired by President…