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Wordless Wednesday: celebrating release of 500 cord blood units for transplant

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

Yesterday was one of those perfect days, forever stored in the memory bank. My baby, my oldest son, turned 18. My boy is now a man. My heart bursts with gratitude as I ponder his life and the person he … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Let there be light – Take Two

This is the sunset from the evening of 21st November 2013 – the night of my son’s Valedictory (graduation) dinner, and the night before I underwent mastectomy for the treatment of breast cancer. End of an Era. I had to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light

Let there be light – each of these candles has been lit in memory of a lovely friend, John, and the family he has left behind. We celebrate his life, we mourn his loss, and we acknowledge with faith the … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from. – T. S. Eliot Finally, it is done! Chemotherapy is finished. I had my … Continue reading

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