What a Bunch of Bull!

  My son, Rex and I reported to Pamplona’s Plaza Consistorial, joining the other couple thousand runners (encierros) before 7am.  Some were praying.  Some were rereretying Nike laces.  Some were doing nifty 1960’s-style warm up moves/stretches.  They were male.  They were young.  They were eyeing me with a “What the f are you doing here?” look.  One came […]

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Roof Rappellin’ / Reptile Rasslin’

Another Bucket List day was provided by our friends, the Friedmanns, who formed a team to benefit the wonderful organization, Shatterproof, by rappelling down a 16-story Newport Center office building in Newport Beach, CA. Hell yes! Where do I sign?  My long-time friends, Kathie and Kathleen were assigned as my co-rappellettes, and I was stoked! We […]

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Dudes’ Day Out in OC / Survivors’ Symposium in Chi Town

I am a very lucky girl/boy (see post Come On, Man!) for many reasons, but a biggie reason is my fantastical friends.  Two of my bestest girly friends, Jae and Kristin, thought it would be fun celebrating my gender confusion/double DNA with a Dudes’ Day Out. Who the f am I to say no to that? Off […]

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NOW

Hey Kids!  Does anyone know what time it is???  If the words ‘Howdy Doody’ are coming to mind, you are WRONG! (and kinda old)  The correct answer is: I’m excited to NOW have a constant reminder that NOW is the time to do all those things you plan to do ‘someday’!  None of us kNOW when […]

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Jailbreak

I’ve always tried to enjoy every phase of my brawl as best I can.  I had 2 great days with a very special nurse, Lisa, during this latest stay, and she made my days with her as enjoyable as hospital days can possibly be.  She went out and bought me a decaf 2% latte at […]

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Tummy Sticks

I’ve been going along, living each day, thanks to my amazing brother, family and friends.  Back in the saddle of life kinda thing.  I was literally just thinking that I was getting into a rut, even taking my miracle life for granted. – Enter Saturday morning – My face was puffier, more inflamed and fuglier […]

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