Brendan Kelly: A Life That Touched Many Hearts

February 9, 2018

The email started out as many do: a request to support a worthy cause, in this case the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society annual fundraiser in Washington, DC. It was the second sentence that nearly knocked me off my chair: “As you know, our precious son Brendan passed away in May 2013.” Stunned and filled with […]

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Happy Birthday, Ted

January 25, 2018

“Dad, It’s Nancy. Can you hear me okay?” “Oh, hi dear.” “Dad, I’m here with my friend Chris. And Mary, Mike, and James are on too.” “That’s nice.” “Chris is going to whistle for your birthday.” “He’s going to what?” “Chris is a champion whistler. He’s going to whistle for you.” “Oh, okay.” It was […]

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