Category Archives: nature

Il Pranzo

This morning dawned another lovely day if somewhat hazy. I was meeting my friend Karen for lunch. At 11:15 I was out my door, down the hall to the elevator and out the door which is in the back of … Continue reading

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Slow Down and Smell the Roses

Hurray! Progress continues in my battle against the big “C”. Dr. X. called yesterday with the latest number from the CA125 test and I’m down from 18 a couple weeks ago to 8 this week. This is good news again. … Continue reading

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Along a Woodland Path

Yesterday, being a Thursday, was my best day of the week thanks to the steroids they give me as a part of my chemo anti-side effects cocktail on Wednesday. It was a gloriously beautiful day here just south of Seattle, … Continue reading

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Lions and tigers and….peonies….oh, my!

I promised a friend that I would do a post of my pictures from the Peony Festival at the Chinese Gardens that have been created in the arboretum at South Seattle Community College. The festival takes place every year but I can’t make … Continue reading

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Chemo:Week 2

Week 2 of chemo went well. Not as long as last time and now I know the drill. I’m doing okay. Tired a lot and sleep a lot but that is a good thing. Still running my own errands for … Continue reading

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L’autunno

La settimana scorsa quando io andavo verso la mia macchina, io ho veduto un bel paesaggio. L’autunno ha dipinto le foglie cremisi ed arancione. Il sole stava tramontando e ha gettato un bagliore dorato. Io sempre porto la mia macchina … Continue reading

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