Things I Love About Grandma

My grandmother on Mom’s side passed away this morning.  She lived 98 full years, and I know she was ready to leave this world and be with Grandpa again.  She’d missed him so since he died a few years back. On their 77th wedding anniversary, my family created a book for them, with each branch…

Epiphanies: Part 1

Thought I’d post an update on my continued improvements and deep thoughts.  I saw the doctor for my follow-up appointment yesterday, and he says I’m healing nicely.  My stitches are out, and I’m going back to work Monday, with a little bit lighter schedule planned than normal. My pain is pretty minimal, just taking two…

Have You Tried Restarting It?

Well, that was an ordeal I hope never to repeat. After I wrote that last post about being home from surgery, things went sharply downhill, and I found myself in the hospital for eight days and another surgery.  Seems a section of my intestine got blocked as a result of the first procedure, leading to…