My wife and I have a dear friend who has been fighting uterine cancer for the past five years.
Five years ago, when it was first discovered, it almost did her in.
This is a vibrant 63 year old mother and school teacher. She is tri- lingual. She teaches in the Lynn School system at Lynn English High School.
From the start, she fought the death sentence with a passion.
Five years later, she is still fighting.
No matter how good the folks are at MHG in Boston, the uterine cancer she carries can never be erased. It can only be controlled.
Fast forward to last week.
Our dear friend’s numbers were up, meaning the cancer had grown more active again.
An intervention was needed.
My wife drove her into Boston for a round of chemo treatments at MGH. Everything went well. Her numbers have dropped dramatically. She is readying right now for a trip to Europe with her daughter, who happens to be my daughter’s best friend and a student at University of Southern California.
“After my chemo treatments you won’t believe who I ran into on my recovery ward?” she told us when we visited the next day.
The Red Sox announced last week that MGM Resorts International will be known as the official and exclusive resort casino of the Boston Red Sox, with game day VIP hospitality, while using the MGM Grand’s facility in Springfield as home plate for the partnership.
The announcement is believed to be a snub of Wynn Resorts Encore project in Everett -not because the facilities are inferior to those in Springfield – but rather – because the Red Sox were not going to put themselves in a position to be criticized about sexual harassment issues dogging Wynn/Encore,” according to an official of the club who wished to remain unnamed.
Also, Wynn’s business plan depends on large numbers of heavy hitting gamblers pouring millions of dollars out of their pockets and into the casino’s money room. Wynn does cater to the hoards of smaller gamblers MGM courts at its location. Continue reading Home Run