Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting. On November 12, 2017, at approximately 7 p.m., my husband, Don Shipman, had a grand mal seizure. He was diagnosed with a small low grade glioma. We are seeking care with a specialist at UT Southwestern. Surgery is imminent.