Livin’ his Life!

Livin’ his Life!

Erin “Skunk” Starr lived a life that sounded too outrageous to be true. He enjoyed sharing memories of adventure and unbelievable tales. Back in 2008 he fought a brain tumor and successfully won that battle with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Skunk...
Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

Lessons learned the hard way Seventeen years ago, Bob developed a pain along his rib cage that radiated into his back. He thought he had pulled a muscle or injured his back playing golf, a passion of his. “I thought it was a golfing injury and ignored it — for...
Why Kickin- Cancer

Why Kickin- Cancer

I have known Baron Robison, Kickin Cancer’s Executive Director, through Toastmasters for about 10 years.  He asked me almost 3 years ago to help him with the accounting for the budding organization that is now Kickin’ Cancer.  This organization really grew out of...
Be Tenacious

Be Tenacious

I was exposed to the unforgiving cancer world from an early age of 5 when my father was diagnosed with Hodgins, was treated and gone in 7 weeks from diagnosis at age 42.  Then over the years I watched as countless friends, neighbors, community members and additional...
Can’t Steal My Joy

Can’t Steal My Joy

My journey In early 2019, I found a lump in my left breast. I panicked. It came as out of nowhere. I quickly made an appointment and within a week I was getting a mammogram. My mammogram came back clear, but because there was an obvious lump I was referred to have an...
HOPE

HOPE

On September 12, 2000 I received a call from my surgeon informing me that the biopsy was malignant. Our young son Mickey (not yet 3 years old) walked over to me, placing his hand on my knee he said, “Mommy, it will be otay” Yes, he said it like it is...