Joplin Tornado

Springtime is the favorite season for many people. But as lovely roses have thorns, so springtime also has its thorns. Tornadoes primarily strike in springtime. According to USTornadoes.com March through June are the months these horrific storms most frequently scour the land. The recent tornadic storms that tore through Alabama and Mississippi reminded me of … More Joplin Tornado

The Scenic Route

My smile evaporated. I turned from reading an email about a funny family incident and checked my calendar for the next few days. Tuesday, March 29—my next cancer screening appointment. My stomach clenched. Amazing how quickly fear stole my laughter. Fear does that. Here’s the weird part, though. I’m celebrating my fifth year cancer-free. That’s … More The Scenic Route