Like so many other people, Ira and I are happy to say goodbye to a year filled with COVID-19 restrictions and an overabundance of politically inspired animosity. We wholeheartedly welcome 2021. We look forward to when we will not be obligated to wear masks and when we can travel without fear of getting sick. With cautious optimism, we anticipate that life will return to normal soon and that 2021 may be the best year of your life.
Up until mid-summer, our main concerns revolved around the pandemic. In late July, Ira’s glioblastoma diagnosis, an incurable brain cancer, turned our lives upside down. More than forty-five years after we stood under a chupah and exchanged traditional Jewish blessings, we knew our response would be to embrace life. Our future travel plans were temporarily put on hold. We contemplated how we would work together to battle this aggressive cancer.
We were determined to maintain Ira’s quality of life for as long as possible. Anything outside our comfort zone would not be considered. Just like we had faced the ramifications of Ira’s 2010 traumatic brain injury, we would tackle Ira’s latest medical challenge. Read More