One Fine Day…

Thursday, December 1, 2011 A beautiful, sunny, and warm New Orleans afternoon. A follow-up trip to the Diagnostic Imaging Services Center on Prytania Street in Uptown after my November 16th baseline mammogram screening had showed “grouped fine pleomorphic calcifications in the right breast.” I worked in the morning and went to my afternoon appointment by […]

Finding My Safety Net

I attended Northern Michigan University, located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, for my undergraduate studies. It is a beautiful, yet isolated, place, within walking distance of Lake Superior, and because of its isolation, there was always a concerted effort while I attended to have a very strong student affairs program with lots of concerts, performances, movies, […]

Checking In

Hello All! During my Peace Corps service in the Eastern Caribbean, I wrote at least one letter a week back to the States. Especially the first year, when everything was so new and different, I had plenty to write about. New people, new experiences, new food, new challenges. Truly good times–and some of the hardest. […]