Friends, Food and Science

Friends, Food and Science

November 11, 2019 By: Steph Atkins One of my goals of living with ALS is to maintain my friendships near and far.  I have been friends with Ellen since we worked together in San Francisco nearly 20 years ago.  While I moved to the Seattle area, she moved back to...
Cruising on the Caribbean

Cruising on the Caribbean

November 10, 2019 “Can we ever go back on a Disney Cruise again?” They may just be two and five years old, but they are asking the right questions.  Spending an entire week with Cinderella, Tiana, and Mickey Mouse would be memorable for any kid. But for their mom and...
Wedding Bells on Maine’s Coast

Wedding Bells on Maine’s Coast

August 15, 2020 Theanna’s baby was getting married.  She spent the entire week before the wedding on an emotional roller coaster. It seemed like Sarah was only born yesterday and now she was grown up and getting married. Theanna says she was crying off and on. She was...
Getting to the Wedding in Australia

Getting to the Wedding in Australia

February 10, 2020 The flight took ten hours. Risatone, Monalisa, and their kids made it through the flight from Hawaii to Australia safely. And then their teenagers did what they normally do – disappeared with their cousins. Risatisone and Monalisa got to spend...
Tar Heel Dreams

Tar Heel Dreams

December 12, 2019 By: Maceo Carter I have been a UNC Tar Heels fan my entire life but had never been to a home game in the Dean Dome. After finding out about the application process for a “Family Adventure,” we wanted to go back to the East Coast to see and spend time...