Mr. Andrew Coslett
Chief Executive Officer
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC
Buckinghamshire UB9 5HR
Dear Mr. Coslett:
On Friday, 22 May 2009, my uncle passed away unexpectedly. As you might expect, many of my family members traveled to his funeral, in Newark, NJ.
My grandmother passed away tonight.
I feel extraordinarily fortunate that I saw her on Monday, and that she was having a good day when I was there.
I feel extraordinarily fortunate that she died at home, on her terms.
And I feel horrible for being in Austin, TX, 2000 miles away, and not being able [...]
My grandmother has decided to discontinue her treatment and has entered hospice care. The treatment was, in many ways, worse than the disease itself: robbing her of any quality of life and leaving her miserable. Her prognosis is not good, and the doctor gives her less than six months to live.
As much as this [...]
i’m sure a lot of you know our friends michelle and greg. paul and michelle went to high school together, and remained good friends throughout college and thereafter. michelle started dating greg about three years ago, and paul and i loved him from the first day we met him. michelle couldn’t have found a sweeter, [...]
it’s been something of a roller coaster week for me.
it started really well last friday night, with a trip to china rose in rhinecliff for jimmy’s birthday dinner. he’s a trim and fabulous 28! we had yummy food and good times with jimmy, nick shannon from the hospital, peter, paul [...]
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