We're celebrating a

bit of an anniversary

in the Tillemann-Dick clan. (If you're at all confused,

this link

might help clarify some things.) I can't say in words how grateful I am to the person who chose to preserve life in the midst of death two years ago today. That decision has changed my life and that of everybody I love for the


better -- especially that of a certain


with a penchant towards

strong opinions


delicious foodstuffs

. Wherever you are, Thank You. Thank you so much.

To everybody else who might be reading this, please consider

registering as an organ donor

. Please consider asking your friends to register as organ donors. It's a good thing. I promise.

In fact, if you have any questions or concerns about registering as a donor, send me a note at


. I would love to talk through any uncertainties about the registration or donation process you may have, I just need to know about them first. It's not exactly a pleasant subject to have a conversation about, but it's important.

Have a exceptionally lovely weekend.