All Posts, Elizabeth Blue's Poetry

Obama Poem ~ in the Huffington Post!

Today, the day before the November, 2012 presidential election, Elizabeth’s poem about Obama was published in a blog on The Huffington Post! She wrote this poem when he was first running for president in 2008, when she was 18. She always hoped that it would get to President Obama, and it’s getting closer by the […]

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All Posts, Elizabeth Blue's Memoir Essays

Welcome to the Arizona Cancer Center

11.9.11 ‘Welcome to the Arizona Cancer Center’ An emotional reaction and relog of my first experience at the Arizona Cancer Center when I was sent there to have blood drawn before chemo on Friday.  Today (11.9.11) is Wednesday.  I am very swollen and can’t breathe that well. “Welcome to the Arizona Cancer Center if that’s […]

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All Posts, Lucia Maya's Updates

Out of the Blue

On Friday, November 4, 2011, my world completely changed. My older daughter Elizabeth, 21 at that time, called me as I was finishing a qi gong class at home.  She was in tears, having trouble breathing and said something was wrong, she was in so much pain she was headed to the Student Health Center […]

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