Self Advocate

Self Advocate

In 2010, I was a self-referral to a clinic for Oncology. Little did I know that I was embarking on a journey that would be filled with many encounters that would leave me full of angst and trepidation. After completing my chemotherapy and radiation treatments for...
My Uneasy Companion

My Uneasy Companion

Several years into my dream job as a volcanologist in 1988 I answered the phone late at night as duty seismologist at the University of Washington Geophysics Seismology Lab. The news media was calling about a possible series of earthquakes being felt by Bellevue...
Thru a Lense

Thru a Lense

Ralph was a one of a kind, kinda man . He loved hardball baseball and played most of his life from high school on. He continued playing up until 2013 as a catcher for the MSBL league in California. Baseball was how Ralph and Rebecca met and started their life...
Woman of Courage

Woman of Courage

This story about Sue Juran is written from the perspective of her youngest granddaughter, Claire. I first want to start off by saying my amazing grandmother was a passionate follower of Christ, a great wife, a loving mother, and an overly fun grandmother. The summer...
Not Now…Not EVER

Not Now…Not EVER

Meet Bone Cancer survivor Daisy Keefer On Valentines day 2009, I was on a trip to the store with my mom, when she noticed a lump on my shoulder that hadn’t been seen through my winter clothes. She thought maybe my shoulder was dislocated, but I had full function...