Author Archives: Trip Griffith

Where Do I Go From Here? Washington DC

I’m headed to Washington DC for the Stage IV Stampede. Please join me! Continue reading

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I’m a Poet – Who Knew?

I took a break from blogging to take a writing class over at LBBC.ORG. I thought I would be writing essays, but it turns out my instructor is a poet. I haven’t written poetry since high school, but found out … Continue reading

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First Descents

    In June 2015 I was blessed to be given a kayaking trip by a wonderful organization called First Descents that gives free adventures to young cancer survivors. I knew it would be life changing, but I had no … Continue reading

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Destination Unknown…

“The journey not the arrival matters.” – T. S. Eliot Continue reading

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Who Are You? – I Need Something Better Than “The Internet Ate My Homework!”

I have felt the urge to write for a few years and dabbled a bit hear and there in journals and on my computer. I started writing about my past so my children could read it one day. But I … Continue reading

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Dive In

Another post for my class – this one inspired by a single image. Life is too short to be huddled on the dock shivering and hoping for the courage to take the plunge. Courage isn’t the opposite of fear. Courage … Continue reading

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Another assignment for my blogging class – write something with a one word inspiration. Late night free stream of consciousness produced this. Added pics this morning so I could play around with formatting. Hope is a firefly in the darkness … Continue reading

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Twitter Makes My Head Hurt…..

For the month of November I’m taking a couple of online classes about blogging. Topics will probably be all over the place depending on the days assignment. Today I am creating a post with a list of things I’ve learned. What … Continue reading

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I’m Not OK – But I’m OK With That

Last night someone asked me if I was OK now. It is a question I get quite frequently since undergoing cancer treatment. My immediate reaction was to say “yes, I’m doing really well” and then try to steer the subject … Continue reading

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Gotta Get A Game Plan

The recent announcement that the American Cancer Society is changing its recommendations for breast cancer screening has lit up the internet with articles, blogs and tweets. Reactions are all over the map from “it’s about time” to “hell no!” to … Continue reading

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