Category Archives: heroes

Somewhere In The Rainbow: Marg Meikle – CBC’s The Answer Lady & Parkinson’s Disease Warrior

February 15, 1956 — December 21, 2013 Marg is/was/always will be my hero So brave, committed, inspiring, talented, loved May she rest in peace

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Oprah & Robyn Michele Levy Make Electromagnetic Connection in Author’s Dream

Dear Oprah, Thank you for visiting Vancouver and inspiring so many people in so many ways! We didn’t meet in person, but we did connect in my dream last night. Your electromagnetic field conveyed this message: “Everyday you get to … Continue reading

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Who’s That Man In the Frilly Pink Tutu? Ask the National Football League!

The National Football League and NFL Players Association are kicking off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with The Tutu Project. So don’t be surprised if you see a man in a frilly pink tutu prancing around an NFL stadium, snapping … Continue reading

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Today’s Pink Stroke of Genius: Teenager Brittany Wenger Wins Grand Prize at Google Science Fair For Her Brilliant Breast Cancer Innovation

Inspired by her baby brother’s ailing health and her amazing 6th grade science teacher, Florida’s Brittany Wenger wowed the Google Science Fair‘s panel of judges with her science project: a computer program to help doctors diagnose breast cancer in a … Continue reading

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Somewhere In The Rainbow: Frida Kahlo – Artist, Activist, Feminist & Icon

July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954 Frida Kahlo The New York Times Obituary

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Somewhere In The Rainbow: Nora Ephron – Filmmaker, Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright, Journalist, Author, Blogger, and Breast Worshiper

May 19, 1941 – June 26, 2012 A Few Words About Breasts by Nora Ephron

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Ms. Mastectomy News Flash! Breast Cancer Survivor Jodi Jaecks Wins Fight To Swim Topless in Seattle’s Public Pools

Once upon a time, Jodi Jaecks had two beautiful breasts. And for most of her life, they went everywhere she went: to the grocery store, the post office, the movie theatre, the library, the gym.  Then one day she was … Continue reading

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Somewhere In The Rainbow: Nobel Prize-Winning Chemist William S. Knowles

June 1, 1917  –  June 13, 2012 Back in the mid-1960s, while The Rolling Stones belted out “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction,” Dr. William S. Knowles was on the verge of a medical breakthrough — so big — that it would … Continue reading

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Let’s Make Today “International Hug a Social Media Intern Day!”

I love my blog. But it’s taking over my blife. That’s why I posted an ad on Craigslist for a Social Media intern. So far, 24 fabulous, generous people have applied for this position! I feel blessed and grateful and … Continue reading

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Meet Bob Carey — One of the Best Husbands in the World!

Bob lives in Brooklyn. He’s a professional photographer. He loves dogs. He loves cats. But most of all, he loves Linda — his wife. He loves her so much that when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Bob twirled into … Continue reading

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