Last year: Road trip to DC. This year: Home in Chicago. Still bearing witness.
An important anniversary slipped by last month, but it is not too late to celebrate! It’s the anniversary of Searching for EMWA! While I technically started blogging on Caring Bridge in December 2011 to update family and friends outside of New Orleans (where Terry and I were living at the time of my diagnosis) and I […]
A beautiful Saturday on the Chicago River. New boat house in Bridgeport less than a year old. The last day of September 2017. Upper 60s. Sunny. Recovery On Water (ROW) no longer heading to Green Bay for the weekend to race meant that we could consider participating in the 6th running of Chicago’s Tough Cup. […]
I’ve always liked to write. At school, in my journals, letters to family and friends, it was just something that I liked to do. But writing for publication? Or for more than a letter grade or to communicate with my inner circle? Nah…there was always some excuse keeping me from even attempting to write for […]
The ROW community recently lost one of our teammates, Christa Cannon. I only knew Christa for two years, with both of us going through our novice season together in 2015, but she made a lasting impression on myself and the ROW team in that short time. Christa was a spitfire, with strong opinions and bright […]
Considering that the new US President has spent his first 50 days in office going to war with our country’s First Amendment Rights (and a few others as well, but we won’t get into that in this post), it seems fitting that I waited to post my reflections on the Women’s March. Turns out I […]
I’ve been having a hard time putting together a blog post in the past 6 or 7 weeks, since my sister was in the hospital with pneumonia and I wrote my most read post to date, My Sister is Back in the Center Ring. Which means I haven’t had a chance to let everyone know that […]