Ding Dong Merrily

There’s a radio station in Portland that plays 100% Christmas music from the last week of November until the first week of January.  Most years I love to listen to it while driving around because it cheers me up.  But this year, it annoys me.  Because I’ve actually been listening to the words of the […]



My friend Mindy died of breast cancer yesterday.  She was 36 years old. I found out on Friday evening that she wasn’t expected to make it much longer.  In October, the doctors discovered that her cancer had spread to her brain and lungs and liver and bones.  She was told she had 6-12 months to […]