Deb Brandon: Living in Radiant Color


“Survey: what effect from a bleed has impacted your life the most? Eg: facial droop, anxiety….” I didn’t even know where to start. But on second thought, I didn’t know whether I truly had anything to contribute. I follow a closed group on Facebook named “Stemmies.” It’s a support group for those of us affected … Read more


The first time I stopped by the math department after the brain surgeries, a total stranger greeted me enthusiastically in the hallway. “Ciao, Deborah! It’s so good to see you!” What a lovely Italian accent! Clearly another visiting mathematician. I beamed. “Hi! When did you get here? How long are you staying?” As the friendly … Read more

Movie Recommendations

Three women sitting at a dining room table.”I saw a really good movie last week. You have to go see it. The title was… uh…” Bonnie tried to help. “Was it… oh I don’t remember the title, but it had the actor… what was his name?” I had been out of commission for almost a … Read more