Maggie’s Brightside Blog
Maggie Van Duyn October 30th, 1979- October 21st, 2018 Richmond, Vermont Maggie passed peacefully in her home, in the arms of family, after a three-year journey with Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer. Loved ones surrounded her during her final days and nights,...
Now is the time for comfort. Now is time to wrap my body in warmth and sunlight. I need to cocoon myself so that I can emerge into the next phase of my existence. Whatever that may be. I’m not saying I’m going to curl up and die, did you really think that’d be the way I’d go?
This summer- well, I’m dubbing this summer, “Summer, Interrupted.” Interrupted, because I’m at the whim of this beastly cancer, and I’ve learned to plan my life in 3 month sections.
I have a guest writer this week. I asked this author if I could publish her piece of work and after balking, she demanded I double her allowance for payment and then gave full publication rights.
Making Lemonade really blew my socks off. I’m not going to go into the gritty details, because, well you should come and find out for yourself next time. But let’s just say we all gleaned some insight from a fine sommelier courtesy of Vermont Comedy Club.
Yoga Retreat with my mom Disneyland or World with my family Aruba with my family All-inclusive vacation with my family RV trip around the US Spend an extended period of time on Cape Cod in the summer Family Reunion with the Turner Family with ALL of the cousins and...
Spoiler alert: Nobody knows how the universe works. Life is unfair and doesn’t make sense and I’m sorry.
Anyone else feel unsettled? I know it’s not just me. I’ve got this weight of pending business sitting on my chest.
It’s simple. Be kind. Love yourself. Dance. Hope for miracles.
Here it is. My bucket list.