3-Day Walk, Cancer and Family

May 4, 2015

You would think as I prepare for 3-Day Walk #12, it would be old hat by now. Far from it. My contributors – some who have been there since my first step in 2003 – never cease to amaze and humble me. They generously contribute and share their stories of loved ones they lost or those who […]

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Yes, We Had a Winner to Another Gift Certificate

March 6, 2015

You know your blog isn’t receiving much traffic when even the spammers haven’t found you. Ever since getting back from my 11th 3-Day Walk for the Cure, life got crazy. Well, my business life did. So these pink walls got silent. I promised a December winner of the gift certificate to the Old Lady Walking […]

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A Dozen Years of the 3-Day Walk

March 2, 2015

In 2015, the Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure celebrates 12 years of sponsoring the 3-Day, 60-Mile Walk. The organization started in 2003, and so did this walker. Who knew I would be celebrating a dozen years of Walks? The best part is I get to celebrate it with my teammates. A Dozen Reasons In […]

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3-Day Walk #11 Under the Feet

December 11, 2014

Another 3-Day Walk is under my feet and I am happy to report they are feet without blisters. It was another stupendous 3-Day, 60-Mile Walk for the Cure. We had a new teammate, Holly, who fit right in with our crazy bunch Early morning rain was chased away before the start of Day 1 And […]

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Cancer News Update: October 2014

November 7, 2014

I’m a bit behind this month (seeing how it’s actually November). The following are a few cancer news stories from October. There is a brief summary of each news item with a link to the source. I may miss November news stories as I will be walking in my 11th 3-Day Walk for the Cure. […]

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3-Day Walk Still Excites Me

November 6, 2014

Next week I leave for my beloved San Diego. For those of you who don’t know, I lived in San Diego for nearly 20 years. It was there I experienced my first 3-Day Walk for the Cure − way back in 2003. I will be participating in my 11th Walk with my fabulous team. As […]

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Pink Edition Tradition Continues

October 14, 2014

The Idaho Statesman continues its tribute to Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its annual pink edition. Last year, I accepted their invitation to submit an article. It became My Story at this site. I had not planned on writing a second one this year. I am extremely busy with work. Furiously working to be done […]

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3-Day Walk Team Adjustments Taken in Stride

October 1, 2014

My 11th 3-Day Walk for the Cure is fast approaching. I always get antsy as we near the date for the Walk. Primarily because I am so anxious to see my teammates again. We are now up to 15 team members. We don’t all walk every year. But once a team member, always a team member […]

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Cancer News Update: September 2014

October 1, 2014

The following are a few cancer news stories for September. There is a brief summary of each news item with a link to the source. Let me know in Comments if you find these useful or would like to share other news stories. Thank you. Cancer News Victoria’s Secret Breathes Easier Over Study Results Now […]

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Winner Will Fight Like A Girl

September 30, 2014

The Old Lady Walking store made room for some attitude with its Fight Like A Girl merchandise. It’s not surprising that our second winner of a Why 60 Miles gift certificate was attracted to the kickboxing bad girl. Lori Widmer relates to that attitude. Her Words on the Page blog for freelance writers kicks low-paying gigs and self-professed gurus […]

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