Archive for March, 2009

Missing: The Big C

Posted: 30th March 2009 by Tammy in Family, Health, Thoughts

A precious few times in everyone’s life, there’s a day that stands out above all others. For my neighbor in grad school, it was discovering an esoteric piece of information that advanced the treatment of whooping cough. For the spouse of a friend, it was selling that long-shot screenplay. For some, the birth of a […]

25 Things – Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Posted: 22nd March 2009 by Tammy in 25 Things, Nonsense

11. One of the wonderful things about being human is that there are so many facets to each individual’s personality. I’m currently having a difficult time understanding the darker facets of someone in my life. It’s a dilemna. How much Marilyn Manson does it take to overwhelm the Mozart, so to speak? I’m amused that […]

Update On Me Mum

Posted: 22nd March 2009 by Tammy in Family, Health

This is long overdue, but I’ve determined that it’s just too difficult to write on a regular basis about my mom’s medical journey. Her privacy, the privacy of other family members, and my own emotional health just seem to preclude writing anything of substance or interest to others. I’ll just stick to the facts: Mom’s […]

25 Things – Grumpy Bear

Posted: 4th March 2009 by Tammy in 25 Things, Thoughts

10. Most days find me pretty happy to trot around on this green sphere we call Earth, but sometimes I’m most accurately described as a very grumpy post-hibernation bear. Since it’s not a frequent occurrence, I think it’s kind of liberating to embrace the “grumps” of a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. The […]

25 Things – Mom Was First

Posted: 3rd March 2009 by Tammy in 25 Things, Family

9. My mother was the first woman to be featured on the cover of an oil industry magazine. It’s pretty unusual for women to work in the oil fields or on rigs today, but even more so in the 1970’s. That’s my mom, always doing her own thing. Sadly, we don’t have a copy of […]