Night Travels

Good chemotherapy gifts are hard to find. After 20 years of friendship, Nancy nailed it. Glossy travel magazines arrived in the mail featuring pristine beaches and faraway cities. A Post-it instructed: “Hang in. We’re going one day.” Chemo ended. Surgery healed. Incurable lymphoma lingers. “Enough,” she said over the phone. “I’m planning Paris.” I’d never been. Nancy, fluent in French, whirled us through cobbled streets, toasting our friendship and life atop the Arc de Triomphe. Now isolated, with re-treatment looming, I travel nightly in my mind to the River Seine, Rodin’s gardens, Monet’s water lilies. Nancy’s gift lingers. — Lisa J. Wise

River Seine in Paris - A Famous Historical and Cultural Hub in Paris – Go  Guides
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9 Responses to Night Travels

  1. Sheree says:

    Fabulous gift

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  2. This is so beautiful!


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    • msw blog says:

      Lois Wyse, may have said, it best “A good friend is a connection to life — a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.”


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