When Cancer Hits Again

Readers of my blog followed along two years ago as I learned my father had cancer, had a 12-hour complex surgery, and thankfully recovered and is now 2 years cancer free.  I, to this day, thank MSK every day for saving my father’s life.  But while I was praying for my dad, I forgot that…

A Morning Cross Country Skiing in Mount Shasta

Beautiful fresh snow.  Tall trees that open to a wide clear meadow.  A view of Mount Shasta and Shastina to look at.  And a groomed trail used mostly by locals.  Is there a better place to have your first cross country skiing adventure?  To make it even better, it was a morning excursion with just…

7 Tips for Traveling with a Dog on a Plane

Traveling with your dog can bring so much joy but getting to your destination can be a bit stressful.  When we added a Bichon-Poodle mix to our family in late 2019, we knew instantly that he was something special.  His size allows for him to be a cabin animal, and since we fly frequently to…