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

June 15, 2010

Parallels and Contrasts

It is all too easy to feed off of birthdays, anniversaries, and other meaningful demarcations of time. (more…)

February 18, 2010

Predator vs. Alien

Since finding out about Colin’s blood clot, we have settled into a normal non-medically intense lifestyle punctuated by the possibility of crisis. (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 28, 2010

Home Sweet St. Jude

Life doesn’t offer real do-overs, but there are times when an experience follows the parallel track of something that has come before. (more…)

January 25, 2010

Rising Storm

On Sunday afternoon, I left Le Bonheur to pick up a few things at the grocery store, walking out of the sterile air into the openness of a springlike day. (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 20, 2009

Boomerang Boy

After days of struggling with the aftermath of chemo, Colin started to perk up a bit, so he emerged from the hospital after 25 days. (more…)

October 29, 2009

Breakdown Lane

St. Jude is a superhighway of cancer care for children. (more…)

October 24, 2009

Colin’s MRI Results… and so Much More

Colin enjoyed three nights on the prowl (i.e. outpatient) before a planned admission on Friday for chemo to start on Saturday. (more…)

October 17, 2009

TPN at 10 P.M.

Friday was an eventful day for the whole family. (more…)

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