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Left Coast Pilot: Planes, Trains and Buses!

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August 2013

Regular readers of this column will know that my wife and copilot, Kate Bolton, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last fall. I am happy to report that after surgery and aggressive chemotherapy she is in complete remission and back to work part-time! But we still have to go into San Francisco, about a 90-mile drive each way, every three weeks for maintenance therapy that will (hopefully) keep her in remission.

Months ago, I wondered if there was any way we could fly to the Bay Area for Kate’s chemo, and dismissed it—we were under enough stress without adding turbulence, weather and ground transportation issues—but our May 2013 trip was a special case.

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