Archive | August, 2011

Panning for Olallieberries in the gold rush town of Nevada City – California

It was time for a road trip.  It had been five and half weeks since my final chemo and about two weeks since I found out that my fourth stage cancer was now – officially – in remission. Yaay!  Let’s party! (Well, let me rephrase that – let’s party as long as I can be […]

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Downtown San Francisco and the bay from Christmas Tree Point, Twin Peaks

Bad Patient Climbs Twin Peaks, San Francisco

I arrived in the San Francisco neighborhood of Twin Peaks in mid May after a two week stay in the hospital with pneumonia. I’m a cancer patient and was on aggressive chemotherapy at the time, which creates havoc with the immune system. Whether or not I would survive became a matter of speculation for awhile, […]

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