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Head to the Hill 2019 | My two-minute story

I’m here to represent the issue of pediatric brain cancer specifically.  In June 2017, after a rapid onset of neurological symptoms, my three-year-old daughter, Piper, was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG).  I had never heard...

Losing someone you love is hard

C. Roese Ramp Photography Losing someone you love is hard.  It’s confusing, and exhausting, and nightmarish, and transcendent, and beautiful. Beautiful not in the sense that it’s good, but in that it allows you to remember the good and realize there’s...

What’s Next?

Like our new Facebook page or visit donate2csn.org/colorado to stay connected Losing a child, no matter the circumstance, is a seismic event for a family.  Losing Piper to DIPG felt like the end and the beginning of virtually everything.  Like a...

When

As many of you know, Piper loved a good story. She could often be heard saying “once upon a time…”  Seems there is no better place to start. She would know. Shortly after Piper’s diagnosis, she began asking for another baby.  I can’t remember exactly when...
Lost & Profound

Lost & Profound

“Others, fewer these... had desired reunion with something they couldn’t have defined, but which seemed to them the only desirable thing on earth.  For want of a better name, they sometimes called it...