Five months ago today, I celebrated my birthday with my youngest son in Big Bear, where he saw snowfall for the first time. I knew the next day I would begin thirty-two days of radiation treatments to kill cancer cells left behind after my surgery last year. Fatigue and weakness, side effects of radiation therapy,…… Continue reading Perfection Is Overrated
Category: creative nonfiction
San Diego bound
I’m calling out to the angels that live among us.
Here And Now, One Year Later
Life doesn’t come to an end because of the big C, but it definitely becomes inconvenienced.
How I’m Dealing With Prostate Cancer: A WriterPoet’s Journey
State of Mind One thing I’m not going to do is dive deep on the seriousness of the situation. The word “cancer” alone conjures darkness. The love and concern of friends and family remind me of the depth, but my journey has been one of mindful awareness of and respect for the brevity of life.…… Continue reading How I’m Dealing With Prostate Cancer: A WriterPoet’s Journey
From Analog to Digital: The Convergence Factor of NFTs
About 30 years ago, I had the privilege to photograph one of the greatest rap artists of all time: Tupac Shakur. In the early 90s, I couldn’t have conceived of anything like the non-fungible token (NFT) market and the adventure I’m embarking on today with these photos being auctioned on OpenSea. Let me start at…… Continue reading From Analog to Digital: The Convergence Factor of NFTs
Thank God for my sons. The best time of my life is watching them have the best time of their lives.
I’m Not Dying. I Just Have Cancer.
Fortunately for me, I was earmarked for screening as cancer tends to be hereditary. No red flags popped up until 6 years ago, when my PSA levels were high during a routine check-up.
15 A Wednesday on the Green Line
I told Evan that if he becomes a daddy, he has to take his kids on the Metro.
13 Back on Track
This is great for his mental health. Mine too, especially with the protests digging into my soul.