She’s Back! Sandy Wallman, my sister and wonderful friend, has recovered almost completely from the
I’m thrilled to announce “Indestructible” won Best Documentary Film in the Midwest Film Festival contest conducted this past month. As the Laurel Leaves accumulate, so has our belief that 2008 will become an important year for the film, for Ben and for our entire family in so many ways. So I thought I’d take a moment to share a little bit about what’s been happening in the Byer family.
The St. Louis Byers moved to
Josh has created a beautiful life for himself in downtown
Ben and John continue to amaze me because they are both willing to go the extra mile every day. They live in a great apartment in
Sarah, Barry and Zoe are happy with their new
Babies, babies and more babies. Rebeccah and Drew are surrounded and doing a fine job of caring for Henry and Elliot. Drew has a new job in theater, his first love. In the middle of nursing, changing diapers and chasing a toddler, Rebeccah still has time to care for “Indestructible” sort of a third baby when you think about it. And while I miss having them nearby, I love visiting them in
Steve fights the fight every day for Ben and others with ALS. He traveled to Toronto for a symposium just two weeks ago, met with researchers and physicians, all working to unscramble the ALS puzzle. I continue to write almost every day and have joined a great writer’s group. I’m supposed to work out at the new health club across the street three times a week. I love Burnt Chocolate, the short story I hope to complete this month, my newfound friends in