I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion. – Steinbeck. #mydad

My Dad, Roar, truly has the heart of a lion.  He wants the world to know he is ready to tackle the next phase of his cancer battle.  He passed his physical exams yesterday clearing the way for surgery. Dad also wanted you to see his perfect BP! I am impelled, not to squeak like…

The extraordinary journey and legacy of Kirsten.

The glorious spirit of Kirsten Andersen lives on in her blog, her incredible writing, her students, her family and her husband, Ian.  I am so grateful to call Ian my friend. Kirsten’s honesty and humor about her journey through cancer leaves me breathless and empowered. Personally, I am fascinated by the journey family takes after…

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THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 4 Transcript Friday October 8, 2010 Westfield San Francisco Centre At Borders under the dome 16:54 Look up Hans Fallada “The Drinker” and “Everyman Dies Alone” 17:04 Anna is almost done.  Time for Whole Foods and an opening tonight. There is a lady sleeping…

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THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 3 Transcript Friday October 8, 2010 Westfield San Francisco Centre At Nordstrom Espresso Bar 2010 October 2010 15:52 San Francisco What do I think of when I think of “and then there was none”?  When I first chose the theme I thought about Mom’s…

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THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 2 Transcript Friday October 8, 2010 Westfield San Francisco Centre Karin • Kristina • Mamma It’s almost been 2 years since mom passed away.  I have never really written about those last moments.  For they were not “last.”  But all of a sudden– Mom’s…

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THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT 2011 TOUR Theme: And Then There Was None Page 1 Transcript 8:16 AM Friday October 8, 2010 Gate 83 @YVR I promised myself I would start this journal at the aiport on my way to visit Anna.  It will be a place to process grief.  A place to address loss and allow myself to…