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Getting Bolder: New Year, New Adventures

“The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” -Eleanor Roosevelt I love to turn the calendar over to a new year. Every month…actually, every DAY gives […]

Getting Bolder: The Gift of Friendship

“There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met.” William Butler Yeats When I first joined Sisters on the Fly, I had yet to experience many of the “firsts” of grief. The first birthday without him. The first Thanksgiving. The first Christmas. Oh…I […]

Getting Bolder: A Time of Thanksgiving

“Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” – Karl Barth   Ginny, SOTF #3537, shares with us all here– As we head into this season of gratitude, I look back over the past year and begin to count my many blessings. This was a big […]

SOTF Event Recap: 3rd Annual SOTF Birthday Party & CfR Fundraiser

Idaho Sisters on the fly have a very fun and gratifying event every September that celebrates the birth of Sisters on the fly as an organization (Aug. 1999) and at the same time fundraises for our local breast cancer recovery program on the eve of […]

Getting BOLDer: Friendship & Aging

Ginny, SOTF #3537, shares with us all here- “When women get together as a group, it is immensely powerful.” Annie Lennox I often remind the young women in my life how important their women friends are. I tell them I understand they are working, raising […]

“Girl Time-” The Benefits of Female Friendships

We love this insightful article written by a Counselling Psychologist with her very comprehensive list of the benefits of having girlfriends in your life, ladies. Here are a couple of those: · There aren’t any taboo topics while talking to them. We can talk just […]

Sister Spotlight: Time is precious for this Road Warrior!

I have worked in an office as a legal assistant at a law firm for 23 years. Now, the older I get, the more fresh air I crave!   Living in the Northeast my entire life, I appreciate every moment of time I can have […]

Getting BOLDER & Letting It Shine!

Go Camping, naturally! June is National Camping Month and can you think of anything more wonderful to do than getting yourself out in nature during the perfect month of the year? School is out so the kids and grandkids can enjoy learning new skills and […]

Quilting from the heart, for the soul

Blog post submitted by Maurrie Sussman, Sister # 1 & Co-Founder of Sisters on the fly. *** Once upon a time, I too had a dream. On a quiet day in Montana, I was busy making quilts for two of my neighbors who had cancer. […]

You can’t rain on this Sister’s parade (or trailer)!

Sister #1470, Robin Maillet, joined SOTF in the spring of 2009, just months after losing her younger and only biological sister to cancer.  Robin has often stated, “It took 1,469  “sisters” to fill the hole left by the ONE I had to let go”.   In […]