By Popular Demand: The Flying Cow!

Chad got me lots of great gifts for Christmas this year, including a fountain pen display case, an F nib for my Pelikan M205, a Franklin-Christoph pen holder/journal cover, a ukelele, and a flying cow. Yes, a flying cow. When I posted a picture of my Christmas goodies to Twitter, … Continue reading

The Other Thing I Wanted to Say

The Other Thing I Wanted to Say

I had the post-lumpectomy follow-up with my surgeon this morning. He gave me a clean bill of health, told me that my papilloma was fibrocystic changes, and assured me that not only was it not cancerous, but that it doesn’t increase my risk for breast cancer in the future. “Just … Continue reading

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so I had a Lumpectomy

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so I had a Lumpectomy

When I met my friend Sharon about fifteen years ago, she was fighting breast cancer. She was one of the strongest, smartest, most amazing women I’d ever met. And she still is. I’ve thought about that a lot over the past few weeks, about how Sharon had breast cancer but … Continue reading