Cancer, is back.

I've just hung up the phone - got the call from my dad.  His cancer is back.  The sounds of my daycare kiddies snoring, the soft whirring of the furnace - it's all stopped and all I can hear are remanents of that phone call. "Cancer....lymph nodes....terminal."He has been fighting cancer for the last 4 1/2 years. Before my dad's cancer - I'd only known cancer as my grandmothers had it - fast, ferocious and deadly.  They both discovered and lost their battle with it quickly.  So when Dad got it - I was sure it was the end for him....more
My heart goes out to you and your family.   Cancer took both my grandmothers and my FIL (to name ...more

I Was Once Mistaken for a Rooster

True story, friends.This happened way back in the day when I was still living in Saudi Arabia.  One of our neighbours got a Rooster.  I'm not sure why.  It's not like I lived in the middle of nowhere....more