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What Is Your Eccentrifugal Force?

The real driver behind the Sock Swag has much more to do with four people that chimed in about this silly little game.  These people are the ones who have stepped into the ring with cancer and won the first…

Why All The Sock Swag...

Like many times before, the latest Sock Swag shenanigans took on a life of its own.  This was not a premeditated thing. It really started a week ago. 

I arrived for the dress rehearsal late last week.  Two techs I…

Scenes From The Good Ship "Chemotherapy"

Dr. Bryson is the captain of his faithful vessel: “The Good Ship Chemo.”  He’s busy bouncing all over the ship. First a quick chat with a nurse, then to one of us patients, then it’s back to the office for…

Strong & Powerful Sock Game, Sock Hopper!!!

Socks are bad ass, fun, and interesting. They help me play the bass drum and hi hat pedals better. I played barefooted for a long time, but things changed after I made a drum video. 

My Scandinavian feet are as…

An Important Lesson From the First Day of Cancer Treatment

See the script… follow the script.  That is what happened. Things went exactly like the dress rehearsal a few days earlier.  At least it did for the team. I learned a valuable lesson though. 

Lesson: It is not…

What About My Cancer Game Plan?

My Wendy and I spent the last month and a half listening, learning, and being overwhelmed by the dreams and schemes of a lot of medical professionals.  “We’re going to do this. We’re going to do that. We got the…

Side Effects and the Cancer Pros!

Make no mistakes.  The side effects are legit.  So are the professionals that are managing the treatment plans: the radiation team and chemotherapy team. 

Both teams are led by a seasoned oncologist.  The oncologist over the radiation team was the…

Wanna Get Some Port???

I got a call yesterday from another doctor’s office.  The office invited me to come over and get some Port. My Wendy and I love a good port... PasoPort is our favorite.  It sounded almost too good to be true.…

A Much Needed Day Off From the World of Cancer

The Unwanted Detour Tour brings new activities into a normal life: appointments, new words and phrases, the Big Doughnut, chemotherapy, cancer cells, side effects, etc.  It overwhelms the mind, heart, and soul. So… what is a drummer to do? Travel…