Day: July 17, 2007

Do not adjust your computer screen

No, you did not hit the wrong link by mistake. This is Blue Ridge Muse, or at least the latest evolution of it.

Muse is evolving, straying futher from its beginnings as a photo blog, moving more into the realm of an eye and ear of the community, a place where people can come to visit and discuss the issues of the day.

The newspaperman in me can’t leave well enough alone and I can’t write Chamber of Commerce pabulum. I need to delve into issues, devote time and effort to probing the who, what, where, when and why and examine the how.

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Too young, too soon

For the second time in 10 days, a young life has been lost in our area.

Young Kassidy Foster, a 12 year old want to be a gymnist before bone cancer took her leg, lost her battle with that disase Monday.

She recently returned from Los Angeles, a visit courtesy of the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Kassidy joins Chance Harman, who died July 6, and Joshua Cantrell (Feb. 12): Two young boys who died from a rare form of cancer.  The stories on all three can be found at samefight.org. When three so young die one is left with an empty feeling and an enternal question:

Why?

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