Month: March 2017

D-Day (Diagnosis Day)

Prelude: I am cataloging the memories and experiences from our first year of Brooks’ battle with cancer. I hope our struggles, endeavors, surrenders and victories may give hope to other families fighting their own battles. I also am interested to see what recalling these… Read More ›


We went to Miami in January. It was heaven on earth for Max and Brooks. Max keeps talking about it and insists that we will live there one day. Brooks, instead of calling it Miami, as in “my-ami,” started calling… Read More ›


I occasionally like to entertain myself by asking Max and Brooks, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Max loves trucks and his answer always involves driving a vehicle. Currently, he wants to drive a hauler. Brooks is a… Read More ›