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Hobnobbing With Rock Stars

March 21st, 2013

The Rock Star Chronicles XII

Hi Chesney, My father-in-law died last Friday; I just wanted you to know I thought about you and hope that your dad is doing okay, health-wise and spirits-wise. Marie

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February 9th, 2013

The Rock Star Chronicles XI

Ches, It’s been awhile. How is your dad doing? I hope he got the book okay and his spirits are better than the last time we chatted. I have been known to visit “strangers” that are going through cancer and try to cheer them up. Just how long of a flight is it to the U.K.? Well, not […]

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January 17th, 2013

The Rock Star Chronicles IX

Ches, Sure, I’ll do that. In between a) cleaning toilets, b) vacuuming, c) working on getting my new website done, d) composing, e) getting ready for piano students, f) eating breakfast, g) emailing you because you have nothing better to do than keep answering me, h) mailing out your dad’s book, i) hiking because I’ve been […]

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January 17th, 2013

The Rock Star Chronicles VII

Ches, I live in Washington state (yes, it rains here all the time) about an hour north of Seattle. I will try to send that out tomorrow morning first thing. It’s too bad… I could have so much fun blogging about corresponding with a young, cute rock star from the UK but I want to […]

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January 17th, 2013

The Rock Star Chronicles V

Ches, (well, we’re to shortened names already – ha!) I would love to send him the book. Maybe you could mention that it’s coming so he doesn’t wonder why this strange chick from the U.S. is sending him an “irreverent” cancer book with the word “funny” in the title? I don’t want to make light […]

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January 17th, 2013

The Rock Star Chronicles IV

Thank you so much Marie, my father has multiple myeloma, which is a cancer of the bone marrow. It is treatable but unfortunately not curable. He has been through chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation and is finally feeling a little better, although he does tend to get depressed, which as you know can make things harder […]

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