Hello. It’s almost time for the annual MS Walk, that once per year moment when I reach out for contributions to my team. As many know, this year finds me full-time in a wheelchair and (trying to avoid graphic detail here) struggling mightily to address the unanticipated problems that result: What to do with the …

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We spoke to the Mafia lawyer as the sun set blood red out his office window over Hoboken

Tommy Patrizzo was an indicted murderer from Northern New Jersey whose legitimate company built the little subway in the Newark Airport. Larosa called Patrizzo from his office. Larosa had represented Paul Castellano, who was the overall Boss of the New York crime families and was gunned down by John Gotti’s men at Sparks Steakhouse in …

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Let’s Dance

  It has finally happened. After years of treatments and MRIs. After two separate sessions, each lasting ten painful days, of the blood washing treatment called plasmapheresis. After the last ditch effort of six months of chemotherapy, I am left with the last MRI showing what the results of all this are. Will the chronic …

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Purpose

As my acute troubles continue - chronic brain inflammation with new lesions, losing my vision, inability to feed myself, and confusion- I have been thinking about purpose. I read Man’s Search for Meaning which is a famous book written by a psychologist who survived the Holocaust. He observed that the people in the concentration camp …

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