International Women’s Day 2014: Inspiring Change

Originally posted on Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer :
I met recently with a group of women in South Australia who are inspiring change. Pictured with members of Cancer Voices SA. Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Inspiring Change is the 2014 theme, encouraging advocacy for women’s advancement everywhere in every way. The history…

Truth is Beauty, Beauty Truth….

I sat at the table, hungrily devouring warm shepherd’s pie and a hunk of salty Cabot Vermont cheese; but my spirit was in Rome…wandering amid the statues and ruins, dancing in a train of grotesque and yet-familiar revelers to the throbbing of techno-music, silently gliding beneath ancient stone bridges…gazing into the cloudy eyes of a […]

Charles Nelson Reilly Strikes Again!

  “Laughter is the best medicine — unless you’re diabetic, then insulin comes pretty high on the list.”                                                                                                                                               Joseph Carrott   I love funny anything…movies, books, songs…but, especially, people.  I have often gotten in trouble for being funny at the wrong times; which only increases the chance that I will be a snorting – wailing […]

World Cancer Day: Debunking The Cancer Myths

Originally posted on Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer :
Today is World Cancer Day, a chance to raise our collective voices in the name of improving general knowledge around cancer and dismissing misconceptions about the disease.  The focus of this year’s campaign is on Target 5 of the World Cancer Declaration: Reduce stigma and dispel myths about cancer, under the…

God’s Hands

I’ve always noticed hands…maybe it was because, growing up, I usually found my hand buried in someone else’s.  As the youngest of four girls, seems someone bigger and stronger was chronically holding my tiny fluttering hand in theirs.  I remember sometimes struggling to pull my hand from captivity; wiggling and straining to be free. But, truly I sought the shelter and strength offered […]

Let me analyse your diet

And you’ve been eating a ton of “low” or “no” fat stuff, right? Think again…..Thanks, Dawn for this important information on healthy diet and nutrition. And you’ve been eating a ton of “low” or “no” fat stuff, right? Think again…..Thanks, Dawn for this important information on healthy diet and nutrition.View original post

Dancing with the Dead to the Soundtrack of Your Life…

Friday… I am lying “in the position” at radiation, neatly tucked into my mold, awaiting the first pulse of today’s radiation doses.  The machines robotically swing into place overhead and the red lights blink on.  And then… I hear the familiar falsetto voices of the Bee-Gee’s and the unmistakable disco beat of the ’70s.   I smile […]


Originally posted on Forest Garden:
All things are constantly changing.  Gardeners both take this change in hand to guide it along; and also observe how nature keeps the world constantly changing around us from moment to moment. Some changes please us, others don’t.  Our opinion is rarely asked. These ancient cypress trees probably sprouted here…