Tribe of Blood Kin

Roger. Me

“I sustain myself with the love of family.” ― Maya Angelou They told him he has six months to live. With or without the treatment. So my cousin Roger stopped chemo cold turkey, decided that he wanted to live whatever life he has left awake, engaged, fully conscious. Roger has colon cancer. It had already reached [Read More...]

Praying for Prescott

firefighters

  My daughter spent a couple of summers on a firefighting crew. I’ll be honest, it terrified me. The forests on these mountains surrounding us are dense. I’ve seen how one lightening strike can set a mountain afire.  I lived in a small valley town where the entire community rallied around those fighting the fires [Read More...]

Dawn of a New Birthday

Birthday Dawn

    The dawn of this day began with a flight west. Headed home. Home used to be the place where my mother lived, but that was decades ago. Before she up and moved off West. She was trying to stay a step ahead of grief. She thought if she could walk faster, move quicker, [Read More...]


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