Tag: breast cancer

Pump Nine and the Lamb Lady

A couple of nights ago, I stepped clear of the automatic sliding doors at a local convenience store and back into the darkness of the evening. It wasn’t late, but as everyone knows, darkness comes early in the soon to be winter months. I had taken only one step...

The Elf in my Shoe

Chapter Two – guest author Alexandra Wilson Henry J watched his feet swinging under the cracked vinyl bus seat, his forehead pressed against the seat in front of him, as the bus rattled and bounced down the street.  The other kids were laughing and chatting quietly, but he had...

What’s The Value?

What’s the value of a breast?  You know, how much is a breast worth? I’m not talking about the combo meal with two sides and a soft drink at your local fast food store; I’m talking about a woman’s breast.  How much is it worth? Truth be told, I...

It’s Not a Real Book

I have to smile at people sometimes.  They ask me, “You’ve published a book?” I reply, “Yes, four of them now.” “Who’s your publisher?” “Amazon, I self-publish.” “Oh, so they’re not real books.” Thirty years ago, a comment like that would have resulted in one of us getting hurt....

Sitting in my Doctor’s Office

I was sitting in my doctor’s office.  His nurse had stopped by and told me he was running late and I should be patient.  It had been ten days since the biopsy.  How patient did he expect me to be? I was sitting in my doctor’s office and sitting...