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Beers at San Antonio Saucer – May 20th, 2017

Seven years ago – Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 – I eagerly rode my moto down to San Antonio to visit my brother for the weekend.  I remember meeting up with Chris on his Sportster just south of Blanco, near the … Continue reading

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UT Remembers

Every year since 1998, The University of Texas at Austin has held a day of remembrance to honor members of the university community – students, faculty and staff – that have died in the previous year. While enormously unfortunate for … Continue reading

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Austin, Texas, Memorial for Christopher

There will be a memorial for Christopher in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, June 5th, 2016, at 2PM. Flying Saucer Austin 815 W. 47th Street Austin, Texas 78751 RSVP: Please reply to this posting here, or send me a note on … Continue reading

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Funeral arrangements

Folks, Thank you all for your support;  it truly means a lot.  Chris is sorely, sorely missed. Visitation: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016, 6PM – 8PM. Berryhill Funeral Home 2305 Memorial Parkway NW Huntsville, Alabama 35810 Funeral Mass: Wednesday, May 18th, … Continue reading

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We lost Chris.

My brother, Chris, unexpectedly passed away early this morning at my parents house in Alabama.  I’ll post more information when we figure out what the next step is.

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Trip to Texas

So my parents were able to arrange some much-needed time off again, and this year, we decided to bring Chris to a skilled nursing facility in Austin, Texas, instead of me taking care of him at my folks’ house in … Continue reading

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Long overdue update

I’ve been meaning to post an update for quite a while now;  sorry folks. P300 Speller: I’m going to rewind to late November / early December 2014, when I filled in for my parents while they took a very-needed vacation. The … Continue reading

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Nuala

Our second family beagle, Nuala, died quite suddenly Saturday morning, September 21st, 2013, at my folks’ house in Alabama. Looking back through photos of Nuala – and her mother, Molly – reminds me of much happier times. The more recent … Continue reading

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Proximity Switches

So this is awesome:  Chris’s speech therapist at TIRR worked with the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and a local device vendor in Austin to put together an assortment of really cool proximity switches and control devices to start … Continue reading

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Discharge Update

TIRR decided that Chris was doing so well, they’d extend his stay another week, discharging him on Sunday, February 17th.  Unfortunately, he came down with a urinary tract infection which really slowed him down, and probably also lead to several … Continue reading

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