Once More Unto The Breach
Tales of my second go-round with breast cancer before the age of 40, and everything since.

Posts Tagged "memories"


I got up early this morning and drove across town to say Kaddish for my father on this, the third anniversary of his death according to the Jewish calendar. On the way back, I passed one of the only places in LA where we’ve found halfway decent bagels, and I was reminded of a ritual [...]

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Nine Years Later

I wrote these words in the days immediately following 9/11, in the short period before that term was coined and then quickly became the universal signifier of an event too calculatedly evil to comprehend, when we needed symbols to convey what our suddenly beggared language couldn’t. Here they are, unedited: We watch the news and [...]

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We’ve had this house for four and a half years and only yesterday took the short hike that starts at the edge of a small park off Main Street and takes you a few hundred feet above the town, where you can see this view of the surrounding mountains. I love the way the peaks [...]

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We got to the house late last night—close to 3AM local time, 13 hours after we left our place in LA—and slept well. Today we visited a few of our old haunts, including a general store on Main Street where I picked up a hoodie sweatshirt sporting this logo. Bears are the honorary mascot of [...]

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