An Open Doorway – Wordless Wednesday

This has been exactly like this for almost a year. Any guesses as to what it is? Or will be? ...more

My Favorite Winter Hand Cream – Medline Remedy with Olivamine

Houston is so humid the majority of the time that I don’t need to use hand lotion on a daily basis. Except in the winter, or what passes for winter down here, and only in the past 3 – 4... [[ This is a content summary only ....more

Tough Decisions about Dad

Saturday Rachael and I took Dad off the TPN (IV nutrition) and switched his care to palliative or hospice. Dad is still at The Crescent but now he is just receiving pain medication to keep him... [[ This is a content summary only ....more

Update on Dad’s Health

It started back in October. Dad was scheduled for hernia repair which was postponed when his labs came back slightly off. His white blood count was slightly elevated and red blood count was slightly.. ....more

2015 Goodreads Reading Goals



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New Covered Patio Almost Done – Wordless Wednesday

Yippee! My new roofed patio is almost finished. [[ This is a content summary only ....more

My Parent’s Wedding – Wordless Wednesday

My parent’s wedding December 17, 1966 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...more

Idioms and Frogs – Conversations with Charlie

Yesterday I was supervising Charlie as he was sorting dirty clothes for laundry and Max (the dog) farted. Charlie - EWWWWW! Max stepped on a frog ....more

Medical Mystery

I love a good mystery when it is in a book. In real life, not so much and when it involves health and medical stuff, not at all....more