Category Archive: My Health Updates


Our Community is Growing at KCCure

July 23, 2016 - No comments

Kidney Cancer Chronicles doesn’t get much new writing anymore, but that’s because we’re publishing and growing our community at! We formed a nonprofit to raise the research funding we need to develop new treatments and find a cure for kidney cancer. Below are some of the great stories KCCure is sharing daily. Come join [...]

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The Path Forward – Introducing KCCure

June 30, 2016 - 2 Comments

This blog began as a caringbridge site. Some of you may remember Chris’s funny opening line – [...]


A Thrill of Hope

December 24, 2014 - 18 Comments

And now these three remain: Faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians [...]



June 23, 2014 - 6 Comments

When I was in college, a high school friend of mine was killed in a military training exercise. The [...]


Lessons from Chris – A Bias Towards Action

May 5, 2014 - 4 Comments

My friend died last summer. It still feels like it happened yesterday. As the weather warms in [...]

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March 31, 2014 - 5 Comments

Not too long ago, Kate and I were talking about cancer. She wanted to know why some people get [...]

A Beloved Son

October 28, 2013 - 6 Comments

This is the eulogy Chris’ father read at the service in Savannah, Ga. First, Christopher’s [...]

A Well-Lived Life

October 8, 2013 - 1 Comment

Here is an eloquent tribute to Chris, written by David Olive. It was originally published on the [...]

The Anthology of Chris

October 8, 2013 - 3 Comments

This is the eulogy I read at Chris’ memorial in Alexandria, Va. on August 23, 2013. A year ago, [...]

This Moment

August 6, 2013 - 61 Comments

I make my way from Chris’s parent’s house just outside of Savannah to Tybee Island.  The girls [...]

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