This seems to be a time in my life for processing - the breast cancer journey, bringing Sahkanaga home, my life in general. Processing always takes me a long time. I suppose ultimately it takes a lifetime. I'll begin with Sahkanaga. The movie did very well in Chattanooga. Last weekend it played to a pretty … Continue reading Still processing
Sahkanaga opened Friday to lots of interest and great audiences for a week-long run in downtown Chattanooga. According to the Majestic cinema staff, on Friday it drew the largest crowds of any of the movies playing there. All of the main actors and writer/director/producer John Henry Summerour attended that evening and so did some of the … Continue reading Sahkanaga comes home
I'm finding interesting currents surrounding the opening of Sahkanaga in Chattanooga tomorrow. Local news outlets are, of course, running pieces on the movie's arrival "back home," but what I find unexpected is Atlanta coverage. On Tuesday, both an Atlanta news television station and the Atlanta newspaper interviewed John Summerour, the writer/director/producer. Their interest focused on … Continue reading Currents and art
Sahkanaga is coming home and will be playing in Chattanooga five times a day October 12th through 18th at the Majestic downtown. This is the film that John Summerour wrote and directed and produced. Lots of people and organizations from this community and many others helped in seemingly endless ways to bring this movie to fruition. … Continue reading Movie making
For about the last three or four weeks, I've been feeling a bit stronger each day. As the chemo leaves my system, I can do more - walk farther and faster, stand longer, do more activities in a day. I'm receiving the good energy so many people are sending to me for the radiation not … Continue reading Stronger and stronger
I had my first radiation treatment today. It was a piece of cake compared with chemo. No needles is definitely something I appreciate. The radiation therapists marked me up and radiated my breast and node area. I didn't feel pain or warmth or cells jiggling or anything. And then I met with the radiation oncologist. … Continue reading One down and 32 to go
well/wel/ (from Google) Adverb :In a good or satisfactory way: "the whole team played well". Adjective: In good health; free or recovered from illness. Exclamation: Used to express a range of emotions including surprise, anger, resignation, or relief: "Well, really! The manners of some people!". Noun: A shaft sunk into the ground to obtain water, … Continue reading Well. . .