Saturday, June 30, 2012

A bittersweet birthday

Derek was born 43 years ago today. For all of us this is a bitter-sweet memory. We'll have a toast to him later today.

This blog was started as a way to keep Derek's on-line friends up to date when he first began (eventually ineffective) treatments in 2007 for the cancer which lead to his death last year. He resumed his blogging when he felt better (; this made me enter fewer posts here. I have established a permanent location for leaving comments regarding Derek:

I intend to keep on posting to this blog, but fewer entries will be the norm.


  1. Karl I was curious what if any alternative cancer treatments Derek pursued?

  2. He did not believe in anything but proven medical treatment. His blog made this very clear.