mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. -marion c. garretty by now, most of my readers know super bo and his super mama carolyn. they’ve been in the hospital for over 30 days now with fevers, infections, blood tests, lung, liver and bone marrow biopsies and more. bo and carolyn spend a lot of time in the hospital – over 100 days this year. to say the last 30 days have been tough or even scary for the macans is an understatement. each time i see bo he seems to be fighting harder and harder and sometimes not making any headway. but last night was different. bo seemed like…bo. he was talkative, ornery, silly and having fun. i’ve visited bo and carolyn in the hospital often but last night was the first time i took my camera. and i’m so glad i did. everyone who knows carolyn knows what a fighter she is. she is bo’s caregiver. she is his advocate. she is his strength. the bond these two share is incredible and to be able to capture this moment – it is exactly why i love being a photographer. and to […]
tomorrow is the big day! please join us for the be the match bone marrow drive to benefit super bo macan. the drive will take place from 9am to 2pm at roesland elementary, 4900 parish drive in roeland park, kansas. joining the registry is as simple as having your cheek swabbed. to keep the kids entertained a moonwalk is being provided by creative carnivals, our friends from sister act face painting will be there to work their face painting magic from 10-1 and small scale films and emerald exotics will have an amazing menagerie of reptiles and amphibians. and i just saw a picture of some of the delicious cookies blissful bites has whipped up! they look super delish! if you’re already on the donor list or ineligible to donate, stop by anyway and make a donation to be the match. you’ll be registered to win a rendezvous package at the raphael hotel on the plaza (including an exquisite meal at chaz). there’s no reason NOT to come! if you can’t make it out tomorrow you can still donate to be the match by visiting the team macan it happen be the match page.
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