Surprises

photo by Chris Geirman, courtesy of Upsplash Last night, Bob treated me to a post-birthday surprise. We split our drive home into two legs, going just to Steamboat yesterday, and the rest of the way to Salt Lake today. In Steamboat, we went to Strawberry Hot Springs....

Misery Loves Company

Photo by Andrew Spencer on Unsplash It’s a clear day and my weather app promises sunny skies—perfect for a hike up East Canyon with Lynn. She’s going through so much, it makes my life look rosy. After losing her job, her car was totaled (someone crashed into it when...

Hiking for my Life

Bob and I are signed up to lead a snowshoe for our hiking club today. Everyone would understand if we cancelled, but I want to put boundaries around cancer. I’m not going to concede snowshoeing and hiking, they’re what make me feel alive, and maybe even strong. When...