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My son, Captain Guy Smith, recently received the 2018 Fire Officer of the Year award. At the awards ceremony Battalion Chief Brad Thompson said Guy was “Dedicated to his craft, improves the lives of (Read More)

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Well tomorrow is the first of March. That means The Big Climb is looming. For those who don’t know, The Big Climb is an event that takes place every year in Seattle. Over 6,000 (Read More)

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A tall, beautiful woman carried him through the gate. The carnival, full of colors and sounds, stretched for miles. She bought a big roll of tickets and off they went. The woman paid one (Read More)

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It was a sunny December day today so I did outside work. Picked up the yard, put stuff away for the winter, and cleaned the gutters. I did a lot of huffing and puffing (Read More)

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A cool thing happened recently. I was approached by Heath Union to be a contributing writer for their Blood-Cancer.com site. They found this “Me and Leuk” blog, liked it, and decided to use my (Read More)

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My latest blood test (November 2018) looks good. My red blood cell count is only slightly below normal and the platelets remain in the normal range. My white blood cell and lymphocyte counts are (Read More)

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I have a new YouTube channel for “Me and Leuk” that encourages people with CLL leukemia to find ways to live positively with their disease. For more videos click the “YouTube Videos” link in (Read More)

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It’s been a while since I’ve written. The picture above explains why. We are building a “treehouse”. Actually its a combination pergola/treehouse: two decks with the top being the treehouse deck about 8 feet (Read More)

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I have a new doctor and wow what a switch. He sat and listened to me. Several times during the visit he asked if I had any more questions. He was easy going and (Read More)

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I sometimes find it easy to tell myself I’m tired, watch Netflix, and waste time. Leukemia makes for a great excuse. Perhaps if I lived alone that would always be the case. But not (Read More)

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