Tag Archives: Gary

Glaring Omission

There was so much going on with getting this piece of equipment onto our deck in the 100° heat yesterday, that I am mortified that THE MOST IMPORTANT fact was overlooked when I hastily announced how thrilled we are with … Continue reading

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NOLA Boy Rides Again

For most of his life, NOLA Boy rode his bicycle at least an hour every day.  When we travelled full time, he found many adventurous paths to follow. But in 2006, things changed and this is the first time he … Continue reading

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First Asparagus

I hadn’t really contemplated dinner, so when it came time to do some serious thinking, this is what I came up with.  I’d been to the grocery store the afternoon before, so there was plenty to choose from. I started … Continue reading

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One Down; One to Go

This was taken right after we got home, and while he was eating a mushroom, onion, cheese omelette with many toppings – photo upcoming.  It wasn’t long until the anesthetic wore off, and he was in misery with a horrific … Continue reading

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NOLA Boy

This is my very best customer for our delicious food!  ;-> The EXIF data is 1/30 sec at ISO 50, ƒ2.2, but most importantly, this was 0833!  And look at those bright eyes!

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Bunny Escape Route

  The bunnies (mostly cottontails) hop in and out of our yard, taking shelter under our workshop or under the house via a tiny opening around the air conditioner compressor.  We’re pretty sure that a squirrel that has been around … Continue reading

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How It Feels to . . .

. . .   wake up from a cholecystectomy.  

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Broth and Pudding

  Did someone say “broth” and “pudding”?  We are awash in them!! What fun we are having making new treats from the broth and puddings. Today I made a Minestrone soup from some leftover spaghetti sauce added to a jar … Continue reading

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Black and White Pudding

The surgery has required a bit of a shift in food texture for a while.  The need for potassium is great right now, so we eat a lot of potato- and milk-laden foods. The easiest – and most delicious and … Continue reading

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Twilight Zone Patient Transport System

Expedited exit.

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The Weight of the World

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A Symphony in Blue

These are the morning pills, plus seven more at night.   And five extras every Sunday morning!   But totally worth it!  ;->

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Omelette as a Reward

A few bites of this omelette and he forgot all about the unpleasant prep yesterday and the 6:15 am arrival time at the hospital this morning. The dreaded colonoscopy is over! Better yet . . . a clean report! Nothing … Continue reading

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The Birthday Boy and the Electronic Swatter

Here’s the birthday boy (YAY! He made it to SEVENTY!) with his coveted birthday present: Yes, indeed. It is an electronic mosquito dispatcher. Even though we have no standing water around here, the mosquitos seem to find a way to … Continue reading

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Good News !!!

Below is a copy of an email that I sent out yesterday to friends and family, but I wanted to share this wonderful news with the friends that I have made through this blog. The picture above was taken in … Continue reading

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You Guys Drink; I’ll Watch for Foxes

DH is in the hospital, so I leave you these three scaled quail for amusement, while I am busy running back and forth. There are lots of them out there now, and they do the funniest little dances when they … Continue reading

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The Graduate

Thursday was the last of the radiation treatments. Whew! A really nice touch is that when a patient is finished a course of treatment, the staff all gathers around to give the graduate (and spouse!) a lei, a “Congratulations on … Continue reading

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See-through Skull

When he is on the gurney, as shown in the previous blog post, this is what is shown on one of the computer screens in another room. Today was fraction seven – out of ten. His double vision is abating … Continue reading

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Multiple Myeloma – the good, the bad, and the ugly

As some of you know, my husband, Gary, has been battling Multiple Myeloma, which is a non-curable cancer of the blood and bone marrow, since 2006. The disease is not immediately fatal, but what they call “manageable”, so we had … Continue reading

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River Walk – Sierra Vista Style

Today you get a break from my animal and food pictures. Yesterday DH, another photographer friend, and I went down to the San Pedro River about four o’clock in the afternoon in an attempt to harness the sun’s rays and … Continue reading

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