Would somebody with "five months to live" have the energy and peace of mind to go on a road trip with House? I think you're supposed to do your "bucket" list way before you're actually ready to kick it.
Maybe someone is comforted by the "BALD AND BEAUTIFUL BARBIE"campaign but I think the thing that makes a woman look beautiful during chemo is her personal resolve to survive. Not her Barbie eyes on a baldie doll head.
I'm a guest on this BBC program about columns by Bill Keller and Emma Gilbey Keller, criticizing a woman who blogs about her life with cancer. I came out of the blocks a bit wild, but had a very good conversation you can hear by clicking the Listen Now link: