Tuesday, September 8, 2009


I am so proud of Son #2. He is running in a triathlon on Saturday to benefit the Children's Miracle Network. This is the second year he has participated in the triathlon and he explains why below.

"On September 12, I am competing in the fourth annual Lake Tanglewood “Tri to Make a Difference” sprint triathlon benefiting the Children’s Miracle Network of Amarillo. I am once again excited about this opportunity to challenge myself physically and to contribute to an organization that does so much to help sick children and their families.

This year’s “Tri to Make a Difference” campaign will help purchase desperately needed equipment for sick children in the Neonatal and Pediatric units of Baptist Saint Anthony’s Hospital, a beneficiary of the Children’s Miracle Network. I am asking for your help in sponsoring me to raise money for the special equipment.

As you may or may not know, Emma, our oldest daughter, spent a week in neonatal intensive care after she was born. This was a very difficult and unexpected time for us as new parents. However, because of the excellent care she received, 9 years later she is thriving. Please join me in supporting the wonderful staff and other children that need this specialized care. Please help me with a generous donation !

I feel strongly about donating to this organization because 100% of all money raised goes directly toward meeting needs of children and their families in the high plains region.

You can help support me by making a secure online donation by clicking on the following link http://my.e2rm.com/personalPage.aspx?registrationID=725203 . If you are unable to contribute financially right now, I ask for your thoughts and prayers for me and the other athletes competing next Saturday. Thank you for supporting my efforts and making a difference in the life of a child!


  1. What a wonderful cause!! I know you are so proud of him! I would be:)

  2. He's gearing up and ready to go I think:) So glad you will be here to help cheer him on!