Way to Disturb the Universe, Monica Lewinsky

Way to Disturb the Universe, Monica Lewinsky

People often disturb the universe unintentionally. Monica Lewinsky did not wake up one morning and say “Hey, today is the day I’m going to tell the entire world about the affair I am having with a married man who just happens to be the President of...

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Michelle Bowers, Fiber Artist Interview

Michelle Bowers, Fiber Artist Interview

Yesterday, my little family spent the afternoon at First Saturday Arts Market in the Heights neighborhood of Houston, Texas.  We brought along our video and podcasting equipment with the intent of finding three artists to interview for our Handmade in Texas w...

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How to Flush a PICC Line with Saline and Heparin | Battling Bertha

How to Flush a PICC Line with Saline and Heparin | Battling Bertha

If you have a PICC line, it needs daily flushing with saline and Heparin to keep the line clean and prevent blood clotting. A couple of months ago, with the help of chemotherapy nurses Renne and Kim from Greater Houston Cancer Clinic, we created a video with ...

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Lesson in Shading | Caturday

Lesson in Shading | Caturday

Last month my daughter turned 16. Most girls her age want cars, or the latest iPhone, for their 16th birthday. Not my daughter. The only thing my daughter wanted for her 16th birthday was a fluffy kitty. She was rather specific. Not only did the kitty need to...

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Ringing the Bell after my Final Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer | Battling Bertha #25

Ringing the Bell after my Final Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer | Battling Bertha #25

Today is Thanksgiving here in the USA.  I have much for which to be thankful this year. It may seem odd to many that I feel gratitude during a time in which I am battling for my life.  Yet, there are so many reasons to feel grateful.  I found Bertha early. ...

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I Visit Gayla Wigs after Chemo Made My Hair Fall Out | Battling Bertha #24

I Visit Gayla Wigs after Chemo Made My Hair Fall Out | Battling Bertha #24

Gayla Wigs is a full service wig salon in The Woodlands, Texas. I visited Gayla Wigs after chemo made my hair fall out, with my dear friends Judy and Joy, to pick out a new ‘do.  The experience was much like that at a high-end hair salon, except I was a...

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Coping with Emotions During Radiation Therapy | Battling Bertha 18 | #BlogBoost

Coping with Emotions During Radiation Therapy | Battling Bertha 18 | #BlogBoost

For me, radiation therapy is the most difficult of my cancer treatments.  It doesn’t hurt physically.  It is over rather quickly.  If you close your eyes, you barely know it is happening. Oh, but the emotions! Emotions During Radiation Therapy If you ...

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3 In Store Marketing Ideas from a Coffee Shop Owner | Coffee & Cards Conversations | #blogboost

3 In Store Marketing Ideas from a Coffee Shop Owner | Coffee & Cards Conversations | #blogboost

In Store Marketing Ideas I Learned from Conroe Coffee Leo Harris owns Conroe Coffee in historic downtown Conroe, Texas.  I have watched Leo build her reputation locally since she opened her doors a little over a year ago. We filmed the above video in December...

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