Check box. Live life. Cancer.

Check box. Live life. Cancer.

From Sam through Patti…    I have breast cancer. There, I said it. I never thought something like this would ever happen to me. I eat mostly healthy, I exercise, I don’t smoke, and I have a social drink. I’ve never really had any health issues my whole life...
Chemotherapy and Speed Bumps

Chemotherapy and Speed Bumps

I don’t think I remember exactly when or where I met Sam. Sixteen or seventeen years ago? Is it possible it was that long ago? It was at an endurance ride, of that I’m sure.   She reminded me of my mom, my birth mom, long gone, but whenever I meet a...
#Enough is Enough!

#Enough is Enough!

Letter sent this morning to AERC Board of Directors. [Edited to add: Written, not by me, but a group of concerned members.] If you are a member and you agree with the sentiments in this letter and the members who signed it, it is not enough to hit “like”...
Contemplating the Realities of 50

Contemplating the Realities of 50

(Feature photo by Tre Wheway.) I’m not talking about the fifty-mile distance, I’m talking about the half-century mark of longevity, the hallmark birthday when the AARP begins to send you postcards, the age at which (I read and now believe, based on a...
Today, I sent an email to the AERC BoD …

Today, I sent an email to the AERC BoD …

[If you are an AERC member and would like to voice an opinion on this topic, here’s a link to email your BoD members. Please note that most of them do not read or participate on Facebook, so while such discussions may be gratifying and allow you to vent your...