Jess's Journal

Miracle on 7th Street

It’s a snowy morning in late December 2010 and I’m walking into a hair salon with a gallon-size ziplock bag in my hand. The hair salon is on 7th street...

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Miracle on 7th Street

It’s a snowy morning in late December 2010 and I’m walking into a hair salon with a gallon-size ziplock bag in my hand. The hair salon is on 7th street...

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22

Twenty-two. My favorite number! There are 22 people whose names I do not know, but I always think about them at Thanksgiving time when I make my mental list of...

22

Twenty-two. My favorite number! There are 22 people whose names I do not know, but I always think about them at Thanksgiving time when I make my mental list of...

Clouds

October 19th. This is the day when I looked out the window from the 7th floor of Children’s Hospital Colorado oncology unit in Denver and particularly noticed how the orange, red,...

Clouds

October 19th. This is the day when I looked out the window from the 7th floor of Children’s Hospital Colorado oncology unit in Denver and particularly noticed how the orange, red,...

Hold On

Peyton's singing let the light in during the heaviness of childhood cancer. It helped us hold on, heal, remain uplifted, and helped others understand a positive way to deal with...

Hold On

Peyton's singing let the light in during the heaviness of childhood cancer. It helped us hold on, heal, remain uplifted, and helped others understand a positive way to deal with...

One Thousand Paper Cranes

One day, 1,000 paper cranes, trailing gold dust, flew to Peyton and lifted him up so high that he could see into the future. He could see babies, children, their parents and...

One Thousand Paper Cranes

One day, 1,000 paper cranes, trailing gold dust, flew to Peyton and lifted him up so high that he could see into the future. He could see babies, children, their parents and...

The Art of Making Things Better

It Was Just the Beginning The first week of Peyton’s cancer diagnosis was like being catapulted into a tornado. So much happened in mere days — a sudden flight in...

The Art of Making Things Better

It Was Just the Beginning The first week of Peyton’s cancer diagnosis was like being catapulted into a tornado. So much happened in mere days — a sudden flight in...