#tbt: Nyepi – the Balinese New Year…a day of self-contemplation

To all of my Balinese friends:  Selamat hari raya Nyepi! This Saturday all of Bali will celebrate Nyepi, the Balinese new year.  After thanksgiving it is probably one of my favorite holidays.  Nyepi, also known as the "day of silence", is 24 hours of self contemplation.  In the months leading up to Nyepi, kids in …

The Wacky Haircut for Brain Tumor Research…Thank you for Donating!!!

You Donated...And I got a pretty wacky haircut because of it! In just one week, we raised $2,014.36 towards brain tumor research (...and a wacky haircut)!!! Here's the new hairdo: A BIG thank you to "Eddie" Eduardo Tramontozzi for offering your wonderful artistic talent and time to the most stylish monk-cut I have ever seen!  …

The boy in the waiting room…why we need to support pediatric brain tumor research!

I am finally at the half-way point of my proton treatment, and besides some fatigue and hair-loss, I've been feeling pretty well.  Every day I have a similar treatment routine:  I take the T to Mass General (...usually while listening to a Spotify playlist made by my brother), take the elevators down to the Burr Proton …