Rockville Diaries


June 2016

Stormy Weather: A Biopsy Story, Part 2 of 2

You can read Part 1 here

On Monday, June 20 I had a biopsy of THE LUMP. My reaction to the biopsy was “Thank goodness for numbing medicine.” I was also encouraged because I watched the biopsy on the ultrasound screen, and the lump seemed really movable. Based on my unscientific Internet research, tumors are more “locked in.”     Continue reading “Stormy Weather: A Biopsy Story, Part 2 of 2”

Stormy Weather: A Biopsy Story, Part 1 of 2

A month ago, I found A LUMP. I was a little concerned, but I decided to give it a week for a couple of reasons: Continue reading “Stormy Weather: A Biopsy Story, Part 1 of 2”

Why I’m Using the Baskerville WordPress Theme

This is a post for WordPress geeks and blog nerds. In a moment I’ll explain why I switched from the Penscratch theme to the Baskerville theme. But first! A little context.

I’ve recently gotten into the Two People Podcast, hosted by Blaine Lay and Chris Payne. (Even if you don’t live in Richmond, you should listen to it, because it’s so good.) Continue reading “Why I’m Using the Baskerville WordPress Theme”

Lincoln Breaks My Heart A Little Bit

(Tearful, at the end of an off-kilter day with lots of comings and goings) “Mama, if Pop-Pop and G-Mama leave and Dada is at the fire station and you go to work and Hyatt goes to the library and Ragland and Rambo go to the pet store, I’m gonna be lonely.”

love is a place, by E.E. Cummings


love is a place
& through this place of
love move
(with brightness of peace)
all places

yes is a world
& in this world of
yes live
(skillfully curled)
all worlds

from Complete Poems 1904-1962

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