365 days come and go every year. When a mathematician falls in love with an elementary school teacher, picking a favorite date to celebrate is a natural occurrence (at least these nerds like to believe that it's natural). Our favorite date is December 17. It was an easy date to pick: Scott's birthday is December 16, 1978 and mine is December 18, 1978. We are hours apart in age, and December 17 is "our" birthday (his, ours, and hers...). For a birthday lover, like myself, I absolutely love this about us.
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Sadly, Scott passed away on August 12th, just 8 months after his diagnosis. Those of us in the blogging world who know Courtney - know of her strength, her beautiful heart, and her will to make a good life for her children in Scott's memory - are broken hearted. Follow this link to find out how you can help Courtney and her family in these days and weeks after Scott's untimely death.