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, […]

Need I Say More?

Ken and Ryan Diviney

It’s weird which reader comments affect me. It’s probably not the ones you think might either. Comments from “haters” really don’t touch me. They roll off my back. Actually, these benefit this website by getting everyone riled up. Readership explodes. You need look no further than the “Most Commented” articles (ranked in the right sidebar) […]

Kari Diviney: “How Can Austin Vantrease Smile?”

Kari & Ryan

Commentary & Opinion by Kari Diviney (Ryan Diviney’s younger sister) I haven’t posted in a while. It’s something about the holidays that makes me, well, honestly… feel a lot of emptiness. This might sound selfish and it is hard to admit, but going on Facebook (or any form of social media, for that matter) during […]