Posts tagged with: Sponsor-a-mile
barbecue shrimp, and crawfish lunch at Brennan's. Pre French Quarter
stroll. Rained out this morning but cooler and wonderful this
afternoon. Enjoying our time here! Read More >>
Yesterday we had the honor of meeting Laurian and John Scott for breakfast in the French Quarter. Laurian and John are an unbelievably inspiring couple whom we greatly admire. Although this was our first meeting, I feel as if I already have a deep and personal friendship with Laurian. I began...Read More >>
I would be lying if I didn't admit that I am thoroughly depressed after leaving Harry. I always feel this way after leaving him, although this time it is worse. He is truly remarkable. And I adore him. He has been an enormous influence in my life and I know I am fortunate for that.
We had a...
"The Big Easy" (although she's looking a bit zoned out in this picture)!!! We are enjoying the one-of-a-kind city of New Orleans, Louisiana, a place we've always wanted to experience together.
This morning we got out for some breakfast in the French Quarter, had a cafe au lait at the famous Cafe Du... Read More >>
husband, father, friend...Happy Birthday!!!
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We are beyond words thrilled to be here, to be with Harry, to be together. We are all savoring each and every single moment. Gwendolyn can't take her eyes off Harry - literally. She is mesmerized by him and his voice. I suppose we all are. We always have been. Anyone who has ever met Harry is....Read More >>
Barb Meland, known as "Nana Barb" in SMA circles and to her darling grandson Drew, and her students at Mounds Park Academy have touched our hearts. She is a first grade teacher in St. Paul, Minnesota. At the end of the school year one of the parents asked what she would like as an end-of-year gift.... Read More >>
afternoon with Harry and will post about it soon. Right now we are
cooling of in a coffee house and visiting our favorite funky art
gallery, The Attic Gallery, while Gwendolyn listens to Adele on
Daddy's iPhone and Harry takes a... Read More >>
Thank you Gary Richards of KYYK-98.3FM (Palestine, TX) for helping us get the word out about Gwendolyn's disease, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), and driving further support for our 5,000 mile cross-country fundraiser and awareness trip to help END SMA once and for all.
Click here to listen to the... Read More >>
Thank you Lynne Sullivant and KYTX-19 (CBS-Tyler, TX) for pulling together such a thorough story on Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and SponsorAMile.com, Gwendolyn's 5,000 mile drive to help raise awareness about SMA and END this horrible disease once and for all. We really appreciate everything!
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Thank you Philippe Djegal and KLTV-7 (ABC-Tyler, TX) for helping us raise much needed awareness about Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic killer of young children!
Click here for the text of the story by Philippe or click here to watch the ABC news story or click here to watch the... Read More >>
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* Mileage this segment: Palestine, TX to Vicksburg, MS --- 320 miles
* Cumulative mileage: 2,120 miles
* Cumulative gallons of diesel gas: 325 gallons
* Average... Read More >>
We just got news that the Penn Valley/Wynnwood Mom's Club outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (where my sister is a member) has chosen the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation as this year's recipient of their charitable donation. We'd like to especially thank the thoughtful women who nominated GSF and... Read More >>
This afternoon was difficult. I knew it would be when planning this trip, but it was something that was very important to me. I took Gwendolyn to meet my mom. The last time I was in Palestine, it was to bury my mother. That was ten years ago this August and I still miss her desperately. My...Read More >>