Tag Archives: Cancer

Word Cloud: CODA

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There are some people who begin to hear the ticking of the clock louder and louder in their lives, that relentless reminder that death is somewhere up ahead. They study it, try to pry at death’s … Continue reading

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by Chuck Stanley Not scared of trolls at all. Trolls know better than to hassle Celtic women. A Celtic Woman will open the gates of hell, escort your ass right on in, and do it with a smile on her … Continue reading

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One year ago today, she rode west on wings of light. “Think of me,” she wrote.

by Chuck Stanley

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One year ago tonight, a brave heart was stilled. The Brandi Nicole Stanley story.

This is a story that begins with the ending. I have been working on the Brandi Story for twenty-five years. I write a few pages, and then start over. I made up a kind of biographical essay that we gave … Continue reading

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by NONA BLYTH CLOUD For there’s more enterprise In walking naked     – William Butler Yeats, “A Coat” from A Cloak by Denise Levertov And I walked naked from the beginning breathing in my life, breathing out poems,   … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Brandi Nicole Stanley “Celtic Lassie” 1988 – 2015 “I will NOT go without a fight.”

Her name was Brandi Nicole Stanley. I am her father. Please remember her. Brandi lost her battle with cancer the evening of Memorial Day, last Monday. I was with her, holding her hand, as I had promised.

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Just Another Batshit Crazy Politician: Nevada Assemblywoman Claims Cancer is a Fungus That Can Be Flushed Out with Baking Soda

By Elaine Magliaro Steve Benen (MSNBC) wrote today that “the relationship between Republicans and modern science has become strained lately. In recent months, we’ve seen GOP officials – including senators, governors, and presidential candidates – balk at climate science, contraception, … Continue reading

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