Brace yourselves my friends, my family and my faithful followers (yes alliteration is the crutch of the amateur writer) I am about to post an entirely positive experience Continue reading

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10 Cancer Myths Debunked

This article by Guest Blogger  says everything I would like all my very helpful friends to know.  I know several people with cancer who have refused medical treatment because they believe these myths. Remember, when people spread these myths and give them as “helpful advice” they may be killing people. ~G. William

Google ‘cancer’ and you’ll be faced with millions of web pages. And the number of YouTube videos you find if you look up ‘cancer cure’ is similarly vast.

The problem is Continue reading “10 Cancer Myths Debunked”

How baseball fights cancer.

I am emerging from round eight of chemotherapy. Slowly, painfully and with almost zero energy left, I am nevertheless emerging. bottleEvery round it takes a few days longer to recover from being poisoned. I’m pretty sure the medical protocol here is to keep poisoning the patient until they damn near kill him and hope Continue reading “How baseball fights cancer.”

Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen, was a victim.

I would have written earlier but I have been in literary shock since hearing of the horrible murders in Orlando.  I couldn’t bring myself to write my usual glib attack on the world of cancer and its poisonous treatments. Not while the world around me was staggering in shock and horror over yet another despicable shooting rampage.

Yet I didn’t feel equipped to write about Continue reading “Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen, was a victim.”

My First Annual Last Rites, or vice versa

My request a few weeks ago in A Birthday Invitation was meant for the close friends and family who were following this blog at the time. I asked that you all get ready to say your

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The Only Wake I Want to See

first annual goodbyes on my birthday, just in case I’m not here next June to say goodbye to.

Since then, Continue reading “My First Annual Last Rites, or vice versa”