Category Archive: Memos

Memo: April’s Cancer Update – June 2020

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Invisible smiles. To unmask the secret workings of April’s cancer, she and I had to cover our faces with blue, three-ply fabric bound together by elastic string seemingly designed to afflict one’s ears.… Continue reading

Memo: April’s Cancer Update – April 2020

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The world we spoke of last December has been transformed by the COVID-19 crisis. In our last update, we talked about airplane rides, hospital excursions, and theme park rides. Now, we wear masks… Continue reading

Memo: In Memory of My Church Mom: The Loving Jean Miller

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Words faded into tears as the news of Jean Miller’s death sunk into our souls. Though we were separated by age, time, and space, April and I were knit into Jean’s heart. Shortly… Continue reading