Posts for cancer


General/Column November 20, 2017

  – For LPR and CB The girl with cancer sleeps. Meanwhile, four blocks away, at eight weeks pregnant, I…

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Mapping Spaces

General/Column July 28, 2017

First, I lie under the MRI machine. Then I lie in bed with a puddle of wet Kleenexes at my…

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Standing with the Strength of Maples

General/Column July 17, 2017

The sixty-somethings sip their glasses of wine in their booth while my mother shares a mischievous story about her grandchild….

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The Indefinable Power of a Hug

General/Column September 19, 2016

My father died over fourteen years ago. I still miss him, but the pain of his loss is easing. Despite…

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