I’ve been a little reluctant to share this news for fear of jinxing it, but — my cousin Freddy Chancellor has found a kidney donor! We got the news roughly a week ago. The transplant surgery is scheduled for tomorrow (Monday). So we’re relieved and hopeful that everything will go smoothly. We were beginning to […]
My cousin Freddy Chancellor is in his early 40’s and is an amazing sound engineer. He worked the sound boards for the Major League Baseball All Star game this year, so you know he’s got talent. But he’s also got a big problem: he needs a new kidney.
Freddy inherited a genetic disposition for a […]
When we left my grandmother last night, I kissed her and told her, “We’re leaving you in good hands. Don’t go anywhere; we’ll see you tomorrow.”
But she couldn’t wait.
She had a Valentine’s date with her husband and needed to put on her wings.
Agnes Richard was 92 years old. She is survived by […]
Grandma’s condition deteriorated rapidly in the last 24 hours. When we left her last night, she was talking to us and everything seemed normal. Now, she doesn’t even know we’re there. We can’t believe how fast everything changed.
We don’t expect her to make it through the week.
Last night, before we left her, she […]
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