Items and thoughts from my daily life, which are not necessarily religious.
My original and often faith-based blog can be found on http://drben54.livejournal.com/
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Owain Glyndwr Day
Owain Glyndwr Day...Never Forget, Never Forgive.....Cofio Glyndwr, Cymru am Byth a Fe Godwn Ni EtoAn Independent Cymru(Wales) Grwp... wishes all its members a day to remember 16th September. & to a Future to look forward too. Cymru am Byth.
I’m a 56-year-old Information Systems Manager at a major Teaching Hospital. In my other life, I'm a community activist, union officer, creative writer, Episcopal lay minister and hospital chaplain. I grew up in Glastonbury Connecticut, living there until 1986. Since then I've lived in Chicago, Boston and now California.
I live in Tahoe Park, a working-class neighborhood of Sacramento in a converted Catholic Rectory with my two cats, Tiger and Muffin. For the first time in years, I am mowing the lawn, and fixing what goes wrong in an 80+year old building. I once more enjoy trips to Home Depot, and after years of living in a college town which rolls up the sidewalks at night, I enjoy being back in the hustle and bustle of a city neighborhood.
In my free time, I work on restoring (and camping in) a classic VW Camper Van, bicycling writing, reading, making or listening to music.
I'm a 3-time survivor on Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma (also surviving a life-threatening treatment-related infection in 2005), and have been healthy since a Bone Marrow Transplant in 2001. I’m a peer counselor for cancer and BMT patients.