“I Know I’m Dying, Children, But I Ain’t Dead Yet…”

I want to give a shout-out  to a remarkable blog I came across while reading about the Blagojevich scandals in the Chicago Sun Times a few weeks ago.  It is called:  "  Conquering cancer and heart failure...with Jesus, doctors and common sense" http://blogs.suntimes.com/banks/2009/02/i_know_im_dying_children_but_i.html.  This blog is written by a man named Lacy Banks, 65, who [...]

By |2020-02-04T10:10:21-05:00February 9th, 2009|Healing the Mind, People, Families and Grieving|0 Comments

The Blessing of the Beast

Wild horses couldn't drag me away from this blog.  Or so I thought.  I was right -- mostly.  I haven't written in almost a month, but I have remained very much a part of Prostate Cancer World.  I check my PC news pipeline every day and look in on the online PC communities.   And of course, [...]

By |2017-10-19T10:56:54-04:00October 30th, 2008|People, Families and Grieving|0 Comments

Honoring Our Bravest

On 9/11/01, 20 brave firefighters from my neighborhood went to work and never returned.  The photo above is of a memorial plaque posted at a firehouse a few blocks from my home.  Eleven men from that company were sent to the World Trade Center and only one came home.  Went by there today to pay my respects.  As [...]

By |2021-07-19T10:59:50-04:00September 11th, 2008|Advocacy, People, Families and Grieving|1 Comment

Is Your Cancer All In the Family?

Everybody has wondered at some point where in the world there cancer came from.  Sir Paul Nurse, a Nobel Prize winner and head of the prestigious Rockefeller University, opines that the vast majority of cancers are random events.  The only behaviors that are known to correlate with cancer are smoking and exposure to sunlight. But [...]

By |2017-10-19T10:57:13-04:00August 13th, 2008|People, Families and Grieving|0 Comments