Kathy watches son-in-law Oscar give little grandson Owen a gentle toss. Kathy and her husband David and a few members of their clan head up to see her 102 yr old mother on her birthday today…Kathy has the most amazing attitude on life and general good spirit…Kathy smiled broadly in the mid morning light in our campground as she told us she was terminally ill…
“It’s the attitude, and this is what I tell everybody who’s dealing with this. You can’t give up, you just keep on going, and you know what, you live the life you wanna live. Don’t turn around and feel sorry, poor me, no that is the worst thing possible. You just get out there and you hit it every day, you hit it every day” says Kathy.
I of course well know these pictures are not good pictures. Record shots. They are not being presented as such. I met Kathy as I walked down to the beach with my morning coffee and I simply liked her story. I just made these as we were leaving our camp spot and heading for an appointment a couple of hours north with the Malloy family of surfing movie fame. I did not get any good pictures there either, went too safe and pro, and I will show you tomorrow how I went wrong.