This was my second tattoo; the first is a small, lowercase “j” that has been on my ankle for 25 years. Jason has one too, but with more letters: “AKR.”I want more time with Jason. I want more time sipping martinis at the Green Mill Jazz Club on Thursday nights. I probably have only a few days left being a person on this planet. I am wrapping this up on Valentine’s Day, and the most genuine, non-vase-oriented gift I can hope for is that the right person reads this, finds Jason, and another love story begins. (AP) - The Latest on Facebook's developer conference (all times local): a.m.Those who know him — or just happen to glance down at the gap between his dress slacks and dress shoes — know that he has a flair for fabulous socks. If our home could speak, it would add that Jason is uncannily handy. After a long day, there is no sweeter joy than seeing him walk in the door, plop a grocery bag down on the counter, and woo me with olives and some yummy cheese he has procured before he gets to work on the evening’s meal. Rosenthal talks with her daughter Paris in July 2016, after learning her cancer had returned. When I was working on my first memoir, I kept circling sections my editor wanted me to expand upon. I would call him an artist except for the law degree that keeps him at his downtown office most days from 9 to 5. If you’re looking for a dreamy, let’s-go-for-it travel companion, Jason is your man.She would say, “I’d like to see more of this character.”Of course, I would agree — he was indeed a captivating character. Jason is compassionate — and he can flip a pancake. He also has an affinity for tiny things: taster spoons, little jars, a mini-sculpture of a couple sitting on a bench, which he presented to me as a reminder of how our family began. In my most recent memoir (written entirely before my diagnosis), I invited readers to send in suggestions for matching tattoos, the idea being that author and reader would be bonded by ink.This is a man who emerges from the minimart or gas station and says, “Give me your palm.” And, voilà, a colorful gumball appears. And now it may very well be my last (time shall tell).(He knows I love all the flavors but white.)My guess is you know enough about him now. In September, Paulette drove down to meet me at a Chicago tattoo parlor. I got mine on the underside of my left forearm, in my daughter’s handwriting.I need to say this (and say it right) while I have a) your attention, and b) a pulse. A husband and wife walk into the emergency room in the late evening on Sept. A few hours and tests later, the doctor clarifies that the unusual pain the wife is feeling on her right side isn’t the no-biggie appendicitis they suspected but rather ovarian cancer.I have been married to the most extraordinary man for 26 years. As the couple head home in the early morning of Sept.
Compared to the pathetic, boot-licking performance of President Trump... The 9 device, called the Oculus Go, is going on sale Tuesday.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the company's plan to make the headset six months ago.When I moved back home to Chicago, John — who thought Jason and I were perfect for each other — set us up on a blind date. But when he knocked on the door of my little frame house, I thought, “Uh-oh, there is something highly likable about this person.”By the end of dinner, I knew I wanted to marry him. First, the basics: He is 5-foot-10, 160 pounds, with salt-and-pepper hair and hazel eyes.The following list of attributes is in no particular order because everything feels important to me in some way. Our young adult sons, Justin and Miles, often borrow his clothes. This conversation was recorded for Story Corps, an independently funded non-profit organization, in July 2016 in Chicago.No reason, now, to apply for the Harvard Loeb Fellowship. No writers’ residencies at those wonderful schools in India, Vancouver, Jakarta.No wonder the word cancer and cancel look so similar.) have drained my energy and interfered with whatever prose prowess remains.Additionally, the intermittent micronaps that keep whisking me away midsentence are clearly not propelling my work forward as quickly as I would like. Still, I have to stick with it, because I’m facing a deadline, in this case, a pressing one.Zuckerberg is counting on the Oculus Go to widen the audience for VR, as Facebook tries to deploy the technology to reshape the way people interact and experience life, much as its social network already has done. Zuckerberg also stressed that the feature was built with privacy and security in mind from the start.The company has been under fire recently for possibly not doing this with some of its features over the years.