Ben Boyer can still picture the expression on his wife's face that night six years ago, as they talked over dinner at their favorite Italian restaurant in London. It had been four years since Xenia Trejo had been diagnosed, at the age of 33, with a malignant brain tumor that doctors said would eventually end her life. But as she sat across the table from Ben that evening, Xenia radiated joy. She felt strong, and after numerous rounds of treatment, her doctors had just told them that Xenia's tumor was stable enough to do something she had long dreamed of: pursue a pregnancy. Now Xenia was asking Ben, What do you think? Should we try? They had always planned to be parents, and the possibility had hovered even since Xenia's diagnosis, but now it finally felt within reach. "Let's do it," Ben told her. By the time they left the restaurant and walked home together, they knew they would try to start a family. In that hopeful moment, the reality of their circumstances felt far away. There are … [Read more...] about What does it mean to create new life when one parent is dying?
LONDON, Ontario — American curling champion Tabitha Peterson has heard it all: Anyone can curl. My grandmother can curl. The Swiffer sport. Housekeeping comes to the Winter Games. “Everyone thinks they can go to the Olympics in curling because they think it’s so easy,” she says, shaking her ponytail. She’s sitting in a nearly empty banquet room in a western Ontario ice arena, dressed in gym clothes, which would be curling attire. Peterson, 28, is heading to the Olympics for the first time after playing for almost two decades, because that’s how long it takes to make curling look easy. A sport played on ice with a 42-pound stone and a broom – which, yes, resembles a Swiffer, a $200 Swiffer – curling has long been the Rodney Dangerfield of the Olympics. Until very recently, the game, which is both exciting and, well, weird, never got much respect. “People think the sport is so cool, so interesting,” says U.S. women’s team … [Read more...] about Think you could be an Olympic curler? Don’t make these women laugh.
Photo: PRWeb Photo: PRWeb Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: PRWeb Neverfail Expands Product Innovation Team with New Vice President of Product Management 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Neverfail hires new Vice President of Product Management AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) December 10, 2019 Neverfail announced today that it has hired Olivier Pignault as Vice President of Product Management. Pignault brings more than 25 years of customer-focused product management and IT innovation expertise to Neverfail. He also holds multiple patents and has become an expert on “whole product collaboration”. Prior to Neverfail, Pignault served as Director of Product Portfolio Management for Axway, a Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant leader in life-cycle API … [Read more...] about Neverfail Expands Product Innovation Team with New Vice President of Product Management
close Video Actress Elizabeth Hurley pines to 'fall in love with someone wonderful' Even though she has found lasting success as an actress and swimwear designer, Elizabeth Hurley revealed in an interview with Red magazine that, 'It would be fantastic to fall in love with someone wonderful.' Hurley admits to having great relationships with all of her exes, her most famous being actor Hugh Grant, but their breakups made her realize what she really wants in a partner. The Queen of England and Elizabeth Hurley have more in common than just the same first name. Hurley appeared on “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" on Monday, alongside actor Stephen Dorff, where the 54-year-old model, actress and swimsuit designer claimed that she and Queen Elizabeth II are being stalked by the same person. "In the office in London, we have a file called ‘nutters,’" Hurley explained when asked about her strangest fan encounter, "and every time, well, … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Hurley, Queen Elizabeth have the same stalker, actress claims
Colorado man, Richard Gooding, traveled around the world during his lifetime procuring a rare whiskey collection that is expected to fetch $10 million when it goes to auction next year. Gooding’s collection, containing more than 3,900 bottles of whiskey from his travels to Ireland and Scotland, will be sold in two different auctions, per the New York Times in a piece published Monday. (RELATED: REPORT: Grace Jones Walks Off Of New James Bond Movie Set After Only A Few Minutes) More than 3,900 bottles of whiskey collected by a Colorado businessman who died in 2014 will be auctioned off next year. The auctioneer that announced the sale expects the collection to fetch more than $10 million.https://t.co/dE11FJQ4tO — The New York Times (@nytimes) December 10, 2019 The collection features offerings from such distilleries as Macallan, Bowmore and Stromness. Whiskey Auctioneer, an online auctioneer based in Scotland, estimates the collection to go for more than $10 … [Read more...] about Rare Whiskey Collection Expected To Fetch $10 Million At Auction