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PAIN…it’s a matter of tolerance

I think I’ve eaten more shredded wheat this past week than a farmer could plow wheat fields in one day with his John Deere.  It’s all part of the effort to get my plumbing back to normal operation after the back … Continue reading

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THE GREAT SURGERY…The Update That Was on Hold

“Someone to Watch Over Me”  was a song composed by Gerge and Ira Gershwin in 1926.  It appeared in the Broadway musical, Oh Kay!  It has become what is known in the music biz as a “standard,” meaning one of those favorites … Continue reading

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THE GREAT SURGERY, Update #3

I went in the hospital early early Tuesday morning and I came home Friday midday. In-and-out, go home. I like it that way. I had some initial therapy and advisories about the normal things like no lifting, twisting or bending … Continue reading

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THE GREAT SURGERY, Update #1

I know there may be at least two of you wondering the outcome of my last posting featuring the dilemma of Dr. #1 vs. Dr. #2 in my quest for back  surgery.  Yes, I did say it was my “quest” … Continue reading

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IT’S A WHOLE NEW OLD ATTITUDE!

I have become aware of a unique “reactionary” behavior that people have started exhibiting toward me. It is the kind of behavior that indicates I have become either very wealthy…or elderly.   It is not difficult to guess which. In fact, with … Continue reading

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WHEN ENOUGH IS NOT ENOUGH

Today’s posting is unusual for me. It is highly philosophical and more than likely representative of little that is logic and sense. Okay, go for it! I have been unsuccessfully grappling with a dilemma these past few days. The physical … Continue reading

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NO ORDINARY PAIN

I am not sure how to write about what has been happening to me for the past five weeks.  I have made it through a situation like never before and, like any impacting occurrence in your life, it has left … Continue reading

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WHAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF

I am happy I was in the right line when I was born. I didn’t confuse the proverbial trains vs. brains. My brain is a great source of humor for me and, surprisingly, sometimes for others. If I knew how … Continue reading

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FIRING THE THERAPIST

The saga of my recent knee replacement continues.  I have made a radical decision with which I am sure my doctor and physical therapist will totally disagree.  I am cancelling the remainder of my visits to the outside therapist and … Continue reading

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INQUIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW…then again, maybe not.

I am not sure how many of you check this blog frequently but I suspect there must be some of you who do. That being the case, I thought I would update you on several items I’ve posted the past … Continue reading

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