Unknown Territory

Ellen has now finished all her scheduled chemotherapy. Twenty treatments over a year's time. The results of all this treatment are unknown at the moment and will not be known until Ellen is tested and evaluated at the MD Anderson Cancer in Houston.  And that requires getting there. And travel in these troubling times, particularly …

XIX and counting

Tomorrow, Thursday March 12 will be Ellen's 19th chemotherapy treatment. We will leave our house at 7:45 am to walk to the hospital. We hope you will, if you can, come walk with us. And the idea has been that at the end of the first three months of 2020 (which will mean she has …

March is Here

Tomorrow, Thursday March 5, marks Ellen's return to chemotherapy. We will leave our house at 7:45 to walk to the hospital. Please join us if you can.  The weather was lovely today and is supposed to be lovely again for the walk. We had a lovely time celebrating Ellen's 60th birthday yesterday. (3-3). Thanks to …

Today’s Report

Today we got up early and went skiing with Marketa. It was beautiful out in the hills. We got all the way to the top of the ridge, and we could see Uncompaghre Peak, far off in the distance. Thursday is chemotherapy day again, and we will again walk to the hospital, leaving our house …

Mañana

Tomorrow, Thursday February 13, is more than a year after all this started. It means a lot to us that so many of you have stuck with us for all this time.And new friends and supporters have appeared as time has passed. Thank you is hardly enough to say. We will be walking to the …

Back to Work

The serious news is farther below. But there is very good news to start with. We have some happy news from Peru. Our goddaughter Kusi had her baby today in a hospital in Puno, the provincial capital on the west side of Lake Titicaca. Normal birth, normal weight, all seem to be well. Here in …

One Year

A year ago yesterday Ellen competed in the Winter Triathlon, and she and her partner Geri came home with the trophy for their age group. Here is the photo. That for us was an easier and simpler world, before everything changed. We had our own little ceremony yesterday. We went out and skied the same …