How to care about something (else) in the time of COVID-19

Clearly there have been several drastic changes we have all had to make in the past 2 months so that life now feels upside down in many ways. Quarantine, homeschooling, mask fashion— not to mention decreased or absent income, fear of illness and hospitalization, etc etc. We are all in this together, although our personal …

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Ripples of Hope Award and Speech

I wrote here about being chosen as the recipient of the 2020 Ripples of Hope Award. Man, what an honor! Did I mention that TOM BROKAW won last year? Yes.. yes I did mention that-- I still can't believe it! How does someone follow Tom Brokaw? Well, I'm not entirely sure, so I just ignored …

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Joining Team Consano

Some of you may have seen me announce on social media recently that I have joined the board of a local non-profit organization called Consano. When I first started talking to people about my intention to raise money to fund Oligodendroglioma research, to find new treatments and hopefully a cure-- my colleagues and friends in …

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