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Update on Donna’s Transplant

As many of you are already aware via Facebook posts I shared this past week, we had a small hiccup in the road concerning Donna's kidney failure. I had to rush her to the hospital to have a 4mm kidney stone removed. As some of you might recall, it was a kidney stone last year that brought her kidney function from 30% down to 17%, which has slowly … [Read more...]

Social Networking & Social Change (for the worse)

The past two weeks I've had a lot of distractions, well one distraction really, my wife Donna (as many of you already know) is suffering from kidney failure. We had a hiccup in the road last week and I had to rush her to the hospital to have a stone removed. We are still on track for the transplant (I'll share more in another post tomorrow about … [Read more...]

GREATER in Theaters August 26th!

The wait is over, the movie GREATER will be in theaters on August 26th. As many of you are already aware, my son Spencer has a role in the movie, he plays Aaron Burlsworth. Donna and I have actually seen the movie at it's premier in Little Rock last year but due to some last minute opportunities that allowed the film to be marketed to a much larger … [Read more...]

Facebook’s 5k Friend Limit…

This past week I bumped into something I had no idea I would ever bump into... 5,000 friends. For some reason they have this limit in place that only allows people to have 5k friends w/ their personal profiles. This limit has been in place for a long time and I haven't seen any updates in the media where they intend to change this policy. I … [Read more...]

Update on Donna…

I've had a lot of people ask so I thought I would update the blog w/ our latest reports from the doctors regarding Donna's kidney failure. All in all her numbers weren't that concerning on things like phosphorous, creatine, protein, etc. but in a period of two months we did see her overall kidney function drop from 14% to 12%, so we're staying very … [Read more...]

Message to Potential Kidney Donors

I've had a lot of people ask lately how the process is going w/ finding a kidney donor for my wife. I'm happy to report that this past week we sent out 79 emails to people that visited my blog and filled out the form to be tested. The email that we sent out contains all of the information that is needed to contact UAMS to be tested. Due to the … [Read more...]

CASA 20th Judicial District / Children’s Advocacy Alliance Facility Tour on Monday, April 18th

If you do not have plans this Monday, April 18th, please take some time to attend a walk-through of our facility in Conway... I'm a board member of Children's Advocacy Alliance / Casa 20th Judicial District, we cover Faulkner, Van Buren, Searcy, Pope and Conway counties and we provide hope, healing, and a voice for justice for abused and … [Read more...]

50 Year Celebration at Fairfield Bay!

Fairfield Bay will soon celebrate it's 50th birthday. I was recently asked to recant some of my favorite memories from my time as Chief Technology Officer (and soda jerk, assistant janitor, and jack of all trades) at the Fairfield Bay Conference Center during the early part of this century. I have many fond memories about the conference business … [Read more...]

Thoughts from the Donald W. Reynolds Governors Cup Business Startup Competition

I recently shared this on our corporate blog on Rohrscheib Capital but wanted to reiterate my thoughts here as well since I'm involved in Business & Agriculture (sometimes called #AgTech in the startup world). I was recently asked to be a judge at this years Donald W Reynolds Governors Cup Startup Competition. It was an amazing experience, see … [Read more...]

Audio: Dave Elswick Show w/ Donna Rohrscheib, Cotton Rohrscheib, and Brian Darnell

Below you will find the .mp3 for the Dave Elswick Show Interview w/ Donna, myself, and our friend Brian Darnell (who recently donated a kidney to a friend from high school). Dave was so awesome to have us on his show, he actually used to work in the organ donation industry and knew a lot about what we were going through. We become active on … [Read more...]