UPDATE to the Latest Chapter

September 15, 2014

So after my long grutch about today’s adventures, I talked with my former brother-in-sin, who happens to have been the premier cardiac anaesthesiologist in the Pacific Northwest until he retired a few years ago. I’d emailed the details of today’s misadventure to him — my earlier post today was based on that message. In response, […]

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Unnumbered Chapter from the Never-Ending Story

September 15, 2014

So by 11 a.m. I staggered back into the house after today’s adventure in the Mayo’s high-powered operating arena. The scheduled surgery did not happen, a conflict of opinion among the distinguished doctors did happen, and I enjoyed a painful but interesting procedure to scour out the inside of my boob. Here’s what happened. Bright […]

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Angels Are Singing

September 14, 2014

…and they sing Bach cantatas. Our choir director offered to help out. The cupboard was about bare, and so I said it sure would be nice if someone could get me some groceries. I wanted some prepared food that I don’t have to put together — I’m just not up for cooking and so have […]

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Dispatches from Hell: Update

September 12, 2014

Okay, so here’s where we’re at now: Yesterday, after I talked with Dr. C, my regular gynecologist whose practice resides at St. Joseph’s, I reported to the Mayo radiation oncologist that Dr. P., the surgeon, had referred me to. Let’s call him Dr. W. He agreed with Dr. C that the breast was infected and […]

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The Show Goes On and ON!!!

September 11, 2014

Okay, so today I went back to consult with my old gynecologist, who’s now at St. Joe’s. This is the hospital I decided NOT to be treated at for the alleged “cancer” (their pathologist’s term) that was discovered by their mammography unit, not because I don’t love my doctor but because some years ago I […]

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How Much Does a Politician Cost?

September 9, 2014

Ever think how fine it would be to own an elected representative? Just think of what you could get done! Advance your idea of what should be the nation’s agenda…spread moral probity across the land…make the world safe for (your) business…to say nothing of getting invited to a lot of great dinners in DC. Wow! […]

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