Colin Loves Tractors Follow Colin's progress through treatment for a brain tumor

August 6, 2010

No, No, No, How are You Doing?

Perhaps I was naively unconcerned about Colin’s latest scan. (more…)

May 23, 2010

Survivor: Target House

There is no immunity challenge, and Jeff Probst doesn’t sit us around a campfire to discuss who is next to go, but living here is beginning to feel like a warped version of the Survivor reality show. (more…)

February 1, 2010

Out of the Nest

Colin Mugging for the Camera at Le Bonheur

Colin Mugging for the Camera at Le Bonheur (Post-Ops)

Our little fledgling has returned to Target House for good, following his last inpatient stay at St. Jude (barring unexpected events, of course).


January 20, 2010

I’m In!

The news of the impending loss of Colin’s port was sobering, but we put it behind us as we launched into the holiday weekend.

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January 16, 2010

Eyes on the Prize

[imagebrowser id=13]Colin’s habit of throwing us for a loop has continued unabated. (more…)

January 10, 2010


After Thursday’s flood of good news, it seemed impossible that the trend would continue.


December 15, 2009

Last Stop, Pukesville!

The chemo train is taking Colin on a trip to Pukesville. (more…)

December 3, 2009

Expressing Thanks

Every year, Thanksgiving is an opportunity for many things, the most honorable of which is the recognition of what we as individuals are thankful for and humility for having so much when there are people who have so little. (more…)

November 27, 2009

Twelve Hours

Colin has set a new record for readmission, though fortunately not because of a sudden deterioration of his condition. (more…)

November 22, 2009

This Tuna’s Not Going to Japan

Many years ago (well in excess of a decade), there was a magazine article about tuna fishing and the process of selecting the premium fish caught here in the North Atlantic that would fly to Japan. (more…)

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