Having just hung out with her last night, I can easily say that she is ecstatic about her last round of chemo.
|Susan being greeted by Scruffles & Punky, |
the pups I get to live with.
Susan's been doing great. Throughout the ups and downs of Life being heightened by the outrageous fortune of fighting cancer, she's hanging tough, for sure. She's been working on a children's book, taking commissions on art, and has two gigs through Fiverr.com. (Links are at the bottom). For those of you who don't know, Fiverr is a great resource where people hawk their wares and services for $5. I think everything you can think of is on that site.
Adam Emperor Southard, and got to be part of his series, Id, Ego, and SuperEgo. In the L.A. Theater scene, Adam is a writer, musician, photographer.... I think he pretty much does everything. It makes nothing but sense that they found each other and hit it off. Susan was previously part of Adam's series, Body & Soul.
As Susan's a force to be reckoned with, she's also working on illustrating a children's novel called Zwoosh!. Below is the first layer of the cover. As I understand it, these things have several layers, (like a cake!), and here it is, right off the easel. I was lucky enough to see a draft, and it looks just delightful. As a big fan of picture books, (hello, I used to run StoryTime at Borders), I'm thinking this will be a hit.
If you'd like to help out, you can kick in whatever you'd like, or even just simply share the links to friends.
If you need help with copyediting, go to here on Fiverr.com.
If you'd like to gift someone some handcrafted kanji necklace or Halloween Goodness, go here.
If you'd like to commission a painting from Susan, follow this link, and contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you want to send Susan a note of encouragement and love, or even send her a buck, you can send it via PayPal at her email, email@example.com
No matter what, chances are you know someone who has been affected by cancer. Give 'em a hug, ask if they need anything, and if they have an organization that's helped them. Share your stories.