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Drive Time Thinking

Since my last post I have been feeling a little better. I’m afraid I may have alarmed some folks. Sorry ’bout that. But, you know, none of us knows just exactly how long we have. 859 more words


[PHOTOS] French Artist Miguel Chevalier's Projection Mapping Fills Cambridge’s 16th-Century King's College Chapel with Stars

Attendees to a recent fundraising event inside University of Cambridge’s 16th-century chapel were treated to a spectacular display far above. The Gothic arches of King’s College Chapel were transformed into a canvas for mesmerizing views of stars, foliage, psychedelic clouds and university crests. 79 more words

Art & Culture

My Last Birthday

So begins my 60th year on this earth. Thursday was my 59th birthday. And the celebrating is still going, though it’s pretty low-key. We’re not exactly party animals around here. 622 more words


Progression, Prayers, and Promises

My ALS progression may be slow and the changes I notice may be quite small at this time, but they’re there. Subtle or not, I am aware of the changes. 1,277 more words


After ALS, ultra-marathoner now runs only in his mind

Editor’s Note: Alfredo Pedro passed away over the weekend of Nov. 8.

NORTH CENTER — Alfredo Pedro can only run in his mind now.

Last year, the North Center resident was running in 100-mile races. 74 more words

Neighborhood News

Summer's End

November has brought with it our first authentically fall-like weather. For the first time in many months the temperature has not even reached 70°F today. 450 more words


Starting from the beginning after the end. A daughter's ALS journey.

Isn’t life strange? Just when the ALS hype was at its peak, we received the definitive diagnosis: our mother had ALS. So, was this a sign that I should start writing seriously or was it the universe rubbing my nose in it? 563 more words