Kathy Scanlon Opie was born in Boston, Ma. She earned an B.S. in Psychology at Georgetown University and moved to the Seattle area with her husband Paul where she received her M.Ed. in Educational Psychology at UW. She is now working on her Masters in Couple and Family Therapy at Antioch University in Seattle.
Kathy is the mother of three grown children Jennifer 27, Patrick 23, and Conner 21. Conner is a bone cancer survivor, specifically Ewing’s Sarcoma. Kathy and Paul have been married for 28 years and have 2 dogs and 1 cat and enjoy biking and hiking.
Kathy has been published in the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation Newsletter, the Go4theGoal Pediatric Cancer Foundation Newsletter, Northwest Cable News, the Antioch University Quarterly Vue, Entrepreneurial Girl and soon Better After 50. She has a short story titled: Tell Me a Story in the Anthology Secret Histories: Stories of Courage, Risk, and Revelation and her newly published book A Little Red Wagon Full Of Hope: Tips And Inspiration From A Loving Caregiver. 100% of the profits from A Little Red Wagon Full Of Hope will be donated to the NW Sarcoma Foundation and Momcology International. These organizations support cancer research, and cancer families during and after their cancer journeys.
Kathy also blogs about her passions of writing, friendships, cooking and cancer awareness.
Quote for December 20, 2016
“The final measure of your life won’t be how well you lived, but how well others live because of you,” Bill Gates As we go about the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, something to keep in mind…
“Realize that true HAPPINESS lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in GIVING. Reach out, Share, Smile, Hug,” Og Manding.
Hope Quote for October 21, 2016
Hope Quote for October 18, 2016 -Albert Einstein
Hope Quote for October 13, 2016 “There are rainbows in the clouds so that each of us in the dreariest moments- can see the possibility of hope.”
Quote for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month September 8, 2016
Quote for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month September 6, 2016
Support Quote for August 27, 2016 Take time to thank the people in your life who encourage and support you. Who do you encourage and support?
Support Quote for Saturday August 13, 2016