2016 No-Shave November

No Shave November 2016 – 11.27.2016

As I’ve done for the past several years once again this November I’m participating in No-Shave November. The goal of the event is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free.  Donate the money you usually spend on shaving and grooming for a month to educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the battle. A similar activity, Movember, is an annual event involving the growing … Continue reading

No-Shave November – 2015 Edition

No Shave November 2015

As I did last year, once again this year I participated in No-Shave November. The goal of the event is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free.  Donate the money you usually spend on shaving and grooming for a month to educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the battle. A similar activity, Movember, is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the … Continue reading

No-Shave November 2014

No Shave November 11.23.2014 Panera

I participated in No-Shave November this past year for the first time. The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free.  Donate the money you usually spend on shaving and grooming for a month to educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the battle. A similar activity, Movember, is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the … Continue reading

An Unexpected Trip

RIP Swami... Love You

I’m sorry to say that I had to make a very unexpected and sad trip back to Indiana yesterday.  Pip’s Mom who I will always remember as Swami lost her battle with cancer and passed away on Saturday morning. I’m happy to say that there were literally hundreds of people there to celebrate this wonderful woman.  Through the tears and laughter is became once again apparent to me just what a wonderful woman Claudia was.  … Continue reading

An Amazing Story – ‘The Last Lecture’

The Last Lecture

If you haven’t yet, take the time to watch something called The Last Lecture.  It can be found all over Google, YouTube and of course at thelastlecture.com The Last Lecture for those living under a rock was given by an incredibly brave man by the name of Randy Pausch.  Randy had pancreatic cancer and had only months to live.  Carnegie Melon has a longstanding tradition of allowing its professors to give a “last lecture”.  It’s … Continue reading