Ink

To commemorate my fifth transplanniversary, I got me some ink and placed another √ on my Buttkick List.  A little dark purple gift box with a cursive L for a bow to be exact.  I had it placed around my transplant scar, where Leason’s miracle marrow entered my body through the PICC line in my […]

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Ummm…Excuse Me, Ma’am?

In New York, the western part, On micro roads, not found on a chart, Fields, farms and pastures galore, Acres between each lonely barn door.   Cruising down the tiny lanes, Suddenly, my neck swivels and cranes! There, riding on her bladed throne, A country woman, her grass half-mown.   “Look!” I squeal, and point […]

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Lurch from a 154′ Perch

Southbound, Auckland to Taupo. T minus 3.5 hours.  Loads of time.  The beautiful New Zealand forests and sheep pastures put on a leisure show for us.  The Kiwi peeps are major friendly, but their cars are sydlecix.  The white fluffs of wool are floating by my passenger window on the left side.  Ya, those sheep […]

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Buttkick List Update – Gliding

Gliding is something that has long fascinated me, but I didn’t know much about it, like how the f a plane with no engine can stay in the air and be controlled well enough for the passengers to survive the flight. The first thing I always devour when checking into a hotel, lodge, inn, or […]

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A Rare Call

I recently received a message from a woman who found me through a Google search, which pointed her to this blog.  Her sister has been diagnosed with eosinophilic fasciitis (Shulman’s Syndrome) AND aplastic anemia.  Those are the same extremely rare diseases that I was diagnosed with a few years ago.  I would venture to guess […]

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Buttkick List Update – Zorbing

Being that my health is fairly stellar these days (apart from a few little side trips to fungal ball, sinus, cyst, and dental root specialists), I have been kicking ass on The List 🙂  A recent checkmark I want to share with you is zorbing.  I know.  WTF is zorbing?  Read and learn. One of […]

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HELP!

Calling all mystery solvers, P.I. wanna bes, puzzlers, riddlers, crypto chasers, scavenger hunters, and safe crackers! We are trying to locate the recipient of my son’s stem cells in order to find out if he would like to meet Rex, the donor who saved his life.  This is what we know about the mystery patient: Male […]

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