Eric Duval


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May 15th
Erik Duval "‘If You’re Hungry, There’s a Roast in the Fridge.’" Great story.Great writing.Great message. #thingsireadduringchemo 13 hours ago from Twitter - Comment - Like
May 14th
Erik Duval 3rd chemo session today: hey, cancer, my body ain't big enough for the both of us - and it ain't me who's gonna leave! #gettingbetter 17 hours ago from Twitter - Comment - Like
May 13th
Erik Duval One for @elimduval ... Tuesday from Twitter - Comment - Like

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January 11th
I was given Jimmy Buffet’s “A Pirate Looks at Fifty” book and had a chance to read it, and many others, over the holidays.  Most would know Jimmy Buffet the song writer/performer but this was more about the man and his journey in life up to his fifti…
January 8th
One of the things I have learned this year is how much I value silence.  Actually that’s not quite true, what I’ve learned the value of is the ability to control the sound that surrounds me.  I often wants lots of it in the form of things like m…
January 7th
Erik and I have been working on trying to get more study and benefit from failure and we have both been struck by how hard this has been to do.  Not failing, I’m very good that, but rather to foster a culture wherein there is an implicit understandin…

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May 9th
People can be so negative sometimes. Yet, as the Great Philosopher Johan Cruyff once noted: ‘every disadvantage has its advantage‘. Take cancer, for instance. OK, it’s a stupid disease. Actually, it sucks. I would even say: fuck cancer! …
April 27th
After my not altogether positive experience with my first chemo session, it seems like I’m “getting better at getting better”: I had my second session last Thursday, with a different anti-nausea regime and, boy, what a difference that ma…
April 19th
Good Writing can be savoured: sometimes, I turn a well written sentence around in my brain like I move a gulp of Brunello around in my mouth. Try this one from Brideshead Revisited: “I have been here before,” I said; I had been there before; f…