What I learned from dying; What of those I leave behind?
By Dave Taylor I got a new side table today. Isn’t that exciting? Well, to me it is. I got a vintage Tulip table designed by Eero Saarinen for Knoll. It’s one you’ve likely seen, just a round white top with a white base shaped like a trumpet bell. It’s a designer piece that brings…Read More
What I learned from dying; Look how far I’ve come
As I was pulling on my shorts in preparation for a trip to Lowe’s tonight I was struck with the thought that not too long ago such a trip would’ve been a fantasy. To think of riding in a car for 30 minutes, walking from the car to the store and then hoping upon hope…Read More
What I learned from dying ; What am I living for?
Nothing makes my wife madder than when she thinks I’m not doing everything I can to improve my health and prolong my days in my fight against stage 4 cancer, so when I turned down the offer of a blood transfusion the other day she confronted me with this surprisingly difficult question: what am I…Read More
What I learned from dying; Random thoughts
By Dave TaylorWhen I think about this column I usually try to come up with a cohesive theme or storyline, or at least a bunch of paragraphs that make sense together. Well not this week. My mind is bouncing around all over the place so I’m just going to dump it all out here for…Read More
What I learned from dying; I’ve had a great life since cancer
I’ve had a pretty good life since the day I was diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer. Really, it’s been pretty great because it’s gotten me a chance to knock a few things off my bucket list before I actually kick the bucket. I’ve gotten to travel. When Jamie and I first got together, one…Read More
Dave Taylor’s Fundraiser at South Hancock Park Raised over $6,000 on Saturday!
By Jennifer Wimmer Chelsea Boling organized the fundraiser for Dave Taylor, and it was held at South Hancock Park on Saturday, July 23. The event lasted from 9:00 a.m. until around 9:00 p.m. Dave threw the ceremonial first pitch at one of the softball games for the co-ed softball tournament. “He was there for a…Read More
What I learned from dying: Everybody needs a…
By Dave Taylor Something happened Sunday that made me feel so loved I just had to write about it. It involved, of course, my wife Jamie. As a part of my illness I spit up into a red SOLO cup that I always have on me and my wife has made it plain that she…Read More
What I learned from dying: The last day
By Dave Taylor As my wife and I drove home from a grocery pickup the other day she was commenting on how thankful she was that I was driving her and she said something profound: one of these days will be the last day I get out of bed. That’s true. Somehow I had never…Read More
What I learned from dying: Joys all around
By Dave Taylor I’m blessed. I’m blessed far beyond anything I could ever imagine or deserve. These were my thoughts as I drove home from Louisville Monday after dropping off some parts to the guy who’s working on my 54 Beetle. I’d just come from seeing the progress he’d made on welding up my rusty…Read More
Benefit for Dave Taylor, softball tournament
The Boling Chapel Co Ed softball team will be hosting a benefit Co Ed softball tournament to help raise money for Dave Taylor’s medical expenses. 100% of money raised will go directly to Dave. We are asking Hancock County churches to try and form at least 1 team per church. Individuals are encouraged to find…Read More