Christina’s Corner: November 18, 2022

A layer of frost rests atop a pile of brown leaves.

November has never particularly been my favorite month. In truth, I had to laugh when I was listening to an audiobook of Little Women before falling asleep this week. It included the fabulous line, “‘November is the most disagreeable month in the whole year,’ said Margaret, standing at the window.” I have to slightly disagree with Meg: I think March beats out November. But slight annoyance with the month aside, it has me on the hunt for the little things to enjoy. Here’s a few things that made me smile recently.

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Hang With Your Gnomies!

Three crafted gnomes with tall red hats and white and gray beards rest among a frosted field.

Join Cactus Cancer Society for our last Creative Art Workshop of 2022! We’ll be making our annual gnomes! Craft, hang, and meet others while creating your very own holiday gnome while hanging out with other young adult cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.

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Fresh Ink: My Body: A List

A large house sits at the top of a hill, with a long sidewalk leading to its door. There are two smaller buildings in the same style on either side and leaves on the ground.

In Unspoken Ink, one of our most popular programs here at Cactus Cancer Society, our participants write in response to prompts, ranging from pictures to quotes to poetry. We are proud to share the work of our writers here on our blog, including this piece, which is part of a series entitled Fresh Ink.

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