My champion has written a cool book: www.tinyurl.com/mountaineducators
Here is the patient with his snazzy walker in front of our house. Oct. 28, 2010. This guy is quite weak.
A surprise visit from Keith and Kristyn Getty--September 27.
September 27 with Mom (Jane Stam Miner), Doris, and Clara. What a joy!
Michael paid us a nice visit for a few days around Labor Day.
I rigged up a sturdy little hand rail for the front steps. I knew there was a reason to save that PVC pipe.
Claire Izzo + family on a short visit from NJ. Claire helped to organize our STAM STEM CELL DRIVE. Thanks!
Chip and Doris, July 29, 2010.
Don't be scared. This is balloon face is from the high steroids to combat Graft v. Host disease. 7/25/10.
Chip and Billy Stam, donor brother from NC. The morning of the transfer.
Chip and his donor brother, Billy Stam. He is A+ and I am O+, but I will soon have A+ blood. That is amazing.
Slow infusion by a big plastic syringe over about one hour.
The bag of Billy's stem cells that were injected into my system on June 24--about 12 ounces is all it takes.
Seminary Commencement Service, May 14, 2010. See Doris's description of the day in the caringbridge journal.
What a surprise! At the May 2010 graduation, Chip receives the excellence in teaching award.
Chip with a bag of platelets on Friday, April 9.