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Penelope Foran

Heart & Soul

By Penelope Foran

Y’all remember Valentine’s Day when we were kids, don’t you? Back in the “olden days,” as my granddaughters would say, it was a big deal in school. We each covered a big box with red, white or pink construction paper. Then we set to cutting out paper hearts. If you folded the construction paper in […]

Christmas Every Day

By Penelope Foran

Christmas Every Day

Christmas: A time to gaze out the window to watch a gently falling snow in the light of a street lamp. A time of amazement and wonder, a season of miracles. Christmas 2009: My husband Vic and I had just received our Christmas miracle. Vic had been accepted into a clinical trial for a new […]

Grace: You've Either Got It or You Don't

Only a few short hours ago, I had walked into the hospital a normal person. Now I was walking out a CANCER PATIENT. It is always one of the things we fear the most, even more so for those of us who know most of what is coming. We care for these patients, and we […]