Not So Fast My Friend!

I am not the brightest bulb in the socket or the sharpest knife in the drawer, however I am learning that cancer and the treatments for cancer don’t really care about my time lines. On Monday I was told that I was accepted into a clinical trial that quite frankly had me pretty excited. In […]

Random Acts of Kindness August 8, 2017

As I mentioned when I first started writing about my experience with cancer, there is an entire underworld of do-gooders, a world of people who just practice random acts of kindness for no other reason than the fact that they are good people. I am sure these people are there for everybody but it seems […]

Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself

It’s meet the Oncologist Day! One would think since the Oncologist is about to become one of the most important people in my life, a little more time and thought would go into meeting/picking this person. Granted we did have a 10 -15 min conversation while I was in the hospital to outline treatment methods […]

The Nuclear Option

Well today the fight got a little more real, it’s been almost a week since I’ve been discharged from the hospital and the follow ups and out-patient tests began today. It is always a little funny when you start the day with blood work, just doesn’t seem natural to show up and wait in line […]

What A Difference a Ten Days can Make!

How can a day in the past, seem like only yesterday but also seem like it was 20 years ago. I’ve been asking myself that question since August 25th. Only 10 or 11 days ago depending upon how you count, but a life time ago when I think of what that day brought to my family and […]

Top Ten Observations of Week 1 2017

A new year brings a whole new set of experiences and a new set of observations. 10) Connecting with Family during the Holidays is always the best part, I need to make sure it isn’t a once a year event. 9) Steubenville OH has the best Pizza in the world bar none. 8) Flying with […]

Thoughts For July 4th

It comes every year and for the last 240 years July 4th has meant something special to not only us here in the United States but to many longing freedom around the globe. Most don’t know or have forgotten the Second Continental Congress approved the Resolution of Independence. After passing the resolution the group turned […]

Scottsdale Luxury Real Estate Market Through June 2016

As 2016 enters its second half now would be a good time to take a look and see how the Scottsdale Luxury Real Estate market is performing. uncertainty is never good for market in general and real estate is no exception. Global conditions are effecting the high-end through out Arizona.  Geo-Political uncertainty, Decreasing Energy Markets, […]

Italian Countryside Meets Austin Texas Artisans

One of a kind is a phrase used often in the Real Estate world.  However it isn’t often that a truly one of a kind property comes on the market, and less often that bidder interest is going to set the price.  However this unique combination is what is going to happen on beginning on […]

Top Ten List for the First Half of 2016

The first half of 2016 is behind us and time keeps moving forward there have been plenty of lessons learned so far this year. So here we go the top 10 Observations of 2016 so far … 10) Time truly flies with age 9) The older I get the more I enjoy my childhood punishments, […]