Author Archives: Olen Rambow

About Olen Rambow

Teacher. Writer. Erstwhile applied physicist and mathematician.

Cling to Joy

  On Monday morning, Cathy was driving to MD Anderson for her radiation treatment when she was broadsided by an SUV at an intersection. Fortunately, Cathy was not injured, but our car was damaged beyond drivability. Cathy is certain that … Continue reading

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Radiation and Parents

Yesterday (Tuesday, Nov 9), we went in to get everything set up for Cathy’s radiation treatment. She had some blood work done and had a physical therapy session. After that, she went to the radiation department, where they made a mold … Continue reading

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Home from Surgery

Cathy was released from the hospital on Saturday afternoon (Oct 9). The surgeon said that the operation went well. He removed the primary tumor and the lymph nodes from her left side. She now has a drainage tube coming out … Continue reading

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Surgery Scheduled for Friday (October 8th)

Cathy’s surgery has been scheduled for this Friday, October 8th. Last week, she went in for a consultation with the surgeon, and she also had another ultrasound to re-evaluate the status of the tumor. The ultrasound showed that the tumor … Continue reading

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Concert Video Available (partial)

I have finally begun to upload video from the concert onto YouTube. Right now, the following performances can be viewed: (Click the links to view.)           Come Just as You Are                         I-Ming Huang and Tomo Tsai           Fairest Lord Jesus                               … Continue reading

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Final Chemo Treatment

Cathy will have her final chemotherapy treatment this Friday if everything goes as planned. She’s dreading the effects of the treatment, but she’s glad that it will soon be over. At M. D. Anderson (at least in the Mays Clinic), … Continue reading

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Upcoming Video and Donation Update

We are planning to put some footage from the concert on Youtube in a week or so, with a link from this blog. If you missed the concert, you’ll be able to see some of the performances. I’m working on … Continue reading

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Total Amount Raised

Here are the final numbers: Donations received at the concert: $21,556.00 Donations received before/after/online: $27,298.00 Net income from T-shirt sales: $1034.34 Income from other sales (music, CD’s): $214.12 TOTAL AMOUNT RAISED: $50,102.46 Thanks again to everyone involved. The above amount … Continue reading

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Successful Concert – Thank You!

The concert was wonderful. Every performance was fantastic, from the musicians of WHCC (Pastor Huang, Tomo Tsai, Sarah Giron, Jonathan Tao, Jimmy Tsai, and perhaps even myself, if I may say so) to the dancers of Ad Deum, the actors … Continue reading

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Concert Information

The concert is nearly upon us. Remember that it will be at 7:00 pm, this Saturday (August 14th), at West Houston Chinese Church, which is located at 10638 Hammerly Blvd. Enter this address into Google Maps for directions, or see … Continue reading

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