First the good news. I’m out of the hospital. Now the bad news. We are in a color rut. While I was in the hospital my daughter would bring get well cards that popped up in either of our mailboxes. I don’t know about anybody else but I have hard time with cards in the […]

It’s high time to lighten things up around here. Just because I am still, yes still(!) in the hospital doesn’t mean there aren’t things to poke fun at. In fact, much of what goes on around here is worth poking fun at. So far, nobody woke me to offer me a sleeping pill. Yes it […]

I wish I had a happier update to pass along but last Thursday we lost the kidney. We knew we were entering unfriendly waters, weren’t certain it was going to take and had the best team we could want, but the transplant was not meant to be. They all aren’t. Even something with a 97% […]

If things went according to plan this should be Day 5 for me as an official kidney transplant recipient. Actually I don’t know if that’s an official designation. I don’t believe it comes with a membership card or even a secret handshake although it is an ever growing cohort. I started with that “If things […]

Lord, today we honor the memory of those men and women who have given their lives for their compatriots in the cause of freedom. ¬†They have worked, fought, and died for the heritage of freedom, brotherhood and honor. Teach us the true meaning of peace and freedom, that the real battle must always take place […]

I’ve been terribly inconsistent posting but I have a very good reason for that. I’ve been making room for a new kidney! In the last kidney update from a couple weeks ago I said I was starting the annual testing to remain on the transplant list. Just as I was starting those we got word […]

Today’s Word of the Day at is JOMO. I admit it, that was a new one for me. FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) I think most of us would recognize. MOJO (okay, usually “mojo” as in a magic power) I think most of us might even claim to have! But JOMO, umm, no, I […]