Hello my friends! In 12 days I will begin my journey from San Francisco to Los Angeles on my bike on the AIDS LIFECYCLE, the ride to end AIDS. I really need your help. Your participation and partnership with fundraising is so important. Please donate $20, $50, $100 or more. While you are doing that....I'm putting together a little number for Red Dress Day.....any ideas of what can do with this?
Posted on 05/27/2016 at 12:00:00 AM
Highland Park's Historic Suffragist House
Built in the late 1800s, the restored residence was a haven for noteworthy women's rights pioneers
Posted on 04/03/2016 at 12:00:00 AM
From the pages of
Posted on 03/27/2016 at 12:00:00 AM
Hi Everyone! Hope this post finds you well! We are getting close to the big day of our grand opening on the Suffragist House, and we are so excited to show you a few new photos of the progress:
Virtual Tour · Facebook Page · www.suffragisthouse.com
Posted on 03/21/2016 at 12:00:00 AM
Hello my dear friends!
Yes! It’s that time again! Time to fundraise for the AIDS LIFECYLE Ride in May!
To refresh….last year was my first year doing the ALC ride, for 5 days I had the most magnificent experience on my bike, while raising money (with your help) for the fight to end AIDS. What you may or may not have known was that I actually did not finish the ride….I had a DNF (Did Not Finish) on a “medical”. This medical….which I will spare you the nasty details was a horrific MRSA infection that developed….well….on my backside….you know….”up in that area”! On day 5 I had to pull out of the ride. While I rode with a friend who was running support for his partner in the ride, I was the most incredible pain “back there” that I have ever experienced. I watched my friends cross the finish line at the VA Center in LA, where promptly Deirdre drove me to Kaiser Sunset, where I spent the next 16hrs in the emergency room, hooked up to a morphine drip while every intern, nurse, doctor and staff member proceeded to poke, prod and systematically drain this ungodly abscess, it was unimaginable pain and horror.
For the next 2 months, three times a day I drained, repacked (don't ask) and wore adult diapers in an effort to heal. Now, a year later I have occasional flare ups “down there”, as there is scar tissue deep in this sacred area…..TMI I know...BUTT I just wanted to share! HA!!!
What also happened last year was my heart condition called “Afib” kicked in on day three. I will not go into the medical detail of this heart condition, but I can say that on November 3rd 2015 I had a heart operation that, now 4 months later has all but cleared up these afib events….in short, my heart is good keeping rhythm, time and has a manageable pace. I thank my cardiologist Dr. Lee for his steady and a keen knowledge of my heart for this gift.
So….you ask “Terry!! WTF are you doing this again?!?!” To answer your very valid question...
“Because i love cycling, I love a challenge and my pain is NOTHING compared to those affected by AIDS.”
With that said, I'm back on my NEW bike, “#Mas_Grande_Rojo” (yes it has its own Instagram name and account), training and now fundraising!
My last years fundraising produced astonishing $3500, with 90% coming from y'all in the last two weeks!!! This year I have a higher goal of $5000 and starting earlier! The little “outfit” that I had set aside for “Wednesday, red dress day”?....well by that time the MASH doctors who were tending my ass, said “no way cowboy”....so I didn't get to sport my outfit, but rest assured I will create something very special this year again!
So please, join me in this journey to end AIDS, your donation of $50 or more dollars really does a long way in partnership in helping me reach my goal and ending the AIDS epidemic.
Follow this link to DONATE · Learn more about AIDS/LifeCycle SF-LA Ride 545
Here are some pix from last year for your viewing pleasure, ENJOY!!
Posted on 03/12/2016 at 12:00:00 AM
Did you catch the film “Suffragette” this last year? It was all about the early Suffragette Movement, the fearless women who stood for women's rights, the fore-women of the women's right to vote movement. My, what they endured! Clandestine meetings and decisions were made at Suffragette “safe houses,” throughout the nation, homes with secret meeting rooms, kept hidden from the community and those who were not well intentioned. Guess what?! In March, we have a very special listing coming up. At our first open house, we will have a fabulous grand community event for this historic home in Highland Park, where a couple of big-wig politicos are rumored to be present! Also in attendance will be finger snappin music, tas...Read more
Posted on 03/01/2016 at 12:00:00 AM
The solar panels have been installed and the meter is running backwards! We have become a power generator, not a power sucker. Between that and all of the other improvements we've made on our homefront, we are starting to live "off the grid". This is a major step in improving the quality of our lives but also being an example of what you can do to improve the quality of everyone's lives. We're preparing ourselves for the coming "El Niño" season with water harvesting as well so the water that comes down doesn't just run away. It will be used and appreciated.
What are you doing to make your life better? If you need any assistance with what you can do to get off the grid...contact us. Solar should not be an option, it should be manda...Read more
Posted on 11/20/2015 at 12:00:00 AM
Keller Williams Realty Los Feliz
1660 Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027