Monthly Archives: December 2010

With My Fingers Crossed

After a sleepless night, we were up early to head back to Dana-Farber where I would start the Crizotinib (PF 02341066) clinical trial at their Clinical Research Center.  The day started with some preliminary tests; another doctors exam and a … Continue reading

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My Spiritual Place

When  we were young my parents attended a small church in Perkinsville, NY run by a priest named Tim Weider.  I was very young, and don’t remember, but my parents still reflect so positively on those days.  Tim eventually moved … Continue reading

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“What whiskey won’t cure, there is no cure for”

Last week I was interviewed by Andrew Poole, a reporter for the Hornell Evening Tribune, about my battle with cancer and my journey of a lifetime.  The article, titled “Battling Cancer with Spirit” was published today and you can check … Continue reading

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Upstate NY Winters

I try to post at the end of each day, but depending on the night sometimes I’m just too tired and it has to wait until morning.  That was the case last night.  Yesterday was my brother Aaron’s birthday, and … Continue reading

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Worlds Colliding

One of the great things about being home for a little while is the opportunity to catch up with so many of our good friends in the Rochester area.  Yesterday afternoon Ryan and John along with his great family all … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

Merry Christmas!  The scene was perfect for Christmas yesterday, a good blanket of snow, flurries, cold weather; a great Christmas day!  Aaron, Elisa, Kayla, and Ashlyn, you were all greatly missed! We met Ryan, Makiko, Evan, and Owen at Mom … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Yesterday morning Shannon and I woke up in our own bed for the first time in a few weeks; it felt good!!  I woke up, and then slept some more.  This continued until the afternoon when we headed out to … Continue reading

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