FirstGiving Site Up & Running for RAAM

Last July 11. Ryan in ICU.

by Frank Fumich  Thank you for visiting my fundraising page [FirstGiving]! In 2009, Ryan Diviney was a 20-year old sophomore student attending West Virginia University on a 4-year academic scholarship. Up to that point in his life he was a smart, fun-loving, athletic young man who had the world at his fingertips and big plans for […]

Share My Pain… Even Just a Short While


You must know, I love to read your comments and emails. Honestly, I bet most people don’t understand how much it means to me. There are many who are better at expressing my feelings — in their comments — than I can.  I’ll write a post then read the associated comments and think, “Yes! That what […]

Guest Post: It’s Gonna Get Ugly…

It's gonna get ugly

by Frank Fumich (from Facebook) There’s only 12 more Mondays before RAAM (Race Across America) begins. On June 16, I’ll begin a 3,000 mile bike race across the country for Ryan Diviney. Ryan was attacked and beaten to within an inch of his life [by Austin Vantrease and Jonathan May, both from Newark, Delaware] 5-plus […]

What’s Up With Us…

It's been freezing here. This icicle hanging from my deck is just over 3' long.

I’d like to bring you all up-to-date on what’s going on with Ryan and my family. I know, it’s been too long since I did. Honestly, I am struggling – and have been for months now – to find my center. That 5-year anniversary of Ryan’s brutal beating (November 7) completely devastated me. I just […]

The Weather Outside is Frightful

Today's weather conditions here in Northern Virginia.

I’m so over winter. I believe my area — Northern Virginia — set a record for both temperature (6 degrees) and wind chill (-7 degrees). On top of this there is a snowstorm coming, expected to roll in overnight, complete with gusty winds. Looks like we’ll get 4 or 5 inches, give or take. For most, […]