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The Downside of Virtual Interaction

Since my breast cancer diagnosis and–48 hours later–the creation of this blog, I have sung the praises of social media.  As my readership grew and my Twitter numbers blossomed, virtual roots that were planted started to flourish in a garden … Continue reading

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Reading the Past

Recently many people Tweeted, blogged, and FB statused (!) reflections on two dear friends they lost to metastatic breast cancer a year ago in February.  I knew neither woman; they were, in a sense, before my time.  Before my time … Continue reading

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On Being Nominated for Multiple Awards

“It’s an honor just to be nominated.” We all hear this on the days and weeks that lead up the the Oscars.  And every time I hear it I say, “Bullshit!  You want to win!”  Then network television made the … Continue reading

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Blog Award. Huh?

Today I learned that two exceptionally generous fellow bloggers have nominated me for the One Lovely Blog Award.  It is hard, nay, impossible for me imagine this snarky, sniping, salty mouthed blog being nominated for anything but the “She Won’t … Continue reading

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