Life Giveth, Life Taketh Away . . . and It Giveth Again

All things exist . . . somewhere in the misty, mysterious spiral of time. Five years ago today, August 15, 2009, a Saturday, I met my sister for the first time after a 50-year separation. My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion tells it all. A year later, on that same Saturday, I visited my friend for… Continue reading Life Giveth, Life Taketh Away . . . and It Giveth Again

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: More Information on Blood Cancers

Every 4 minutes, someone in the US is diagnosed with a blood cancer; approximately every 10 minutes, someone dies from it. Nearly 150,000 new cases are expected this year. In the April 19, 2014 post, I wrote a brief remembrance of my childhood friend, Sandee, who died of leukemia in 2010 just before her 58th birthday.… Continue reading My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: More Information on Blood Cancers

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: Remembering Her at Passover

There are moments in life when you miss someone so much that you just want to pick them from your dreams and hug them for real.... – Mitch Kline I wrote about Sandee, who died three-and-a-half years ago of leukemia, on what would have been her 61st birthday (see the 12/6/13 post). This post comes from her husband,… Continue reading My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: Remembering Her at Passover