Inspiring Minds: Homaro Cantu

My first introduction to Homaro Cantu was via the Discovery Channel’s “Future Food” TV series on Planet Green. That’s also when I first learned about the miracle berry and its ability to temporarily fool your taste buds into thinking sour and bitter foods taste sweet. My friend Geraldine wrote about her miracle taste adventure over on … More Inspiring Minds: Homaro Cantu

Best Friends

Two years ago a lot of people lost their rock, friend, confidant, and biggest cheerleader. One of those people was Mae. Sue and Mae were best friends for more than 40 years. Mae wrote a piece about her friendship with Sue, and it gives me comfort to post it on this two-year anniversary. Mae was … More Best Friends

3 Days With Shirley

Last year at this time, I was cheering alongside Sue’s family and friends at the Minneapolis-St. Paul 3 Day for the Cure. Standing by my side: Szaba (well, she was crawling actually), my hilarious nephew Aaron, my sweet niece Ali, and Sue’s phenomenal mother, Shirley.

Friendship Is Golden

It is with great excitement and appreciation that I welcome my first guest post! The following entry is from Sue’s dear friend Martha, who has become my dear friend as well. Martha e-mailed me the following note about the blog, and I was so touched that I had to share it with all of you … More Friendship Is Golden

3 Day

When Sue told me about her involvement in the 3 Day years ago, I was proud of her, but I didn’t truly “get it.” Now I do. After attending the Twin Cities 3 Day and cheering on its walkers every day, it was almost as if Sue’s soul was there, cheering along beside me, and … More 3 Day

Footprints

Tomorrow Sue’s son (my husband), her step-daughters, and her best friends will follow Sue’s footprints. They are walking in the Twin Cities 60-mile 3 Day for the Cure. In doing so, they not only honor her memory, but they have also brought us $18,000 closer to fighting Sue’s killer, breast cancer. Sue was a 9-year … More Footprints