Archive for October 2013

That day I got a lot more in return than I deserved.

My friend Todd has two relatives living with multiple sclerosis. His father in law and sister in law both suffer from the disease. It’s been a struggle for both of them, and as a family, Todd, his wife and 2 children as well. It doesn’t just affect one person, it affects the whole family. It... Read more »

Things to do while having an MRI done

I’ve never had an MRI done, so I was a bit apprehensive about the procedure. I’ve had a CT scan of my sinus cavity, but that’s it. That wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. An MRI, however, is a different sort of thing. If you’ve had one before, you know what I... Read more »

Things to do while your back heals.

If anyone is following my Facebook page, you would have noticed I am dealing with some lower back issues. I slipped on some ice, say, twenty years ago, and was just referred to a chiropractor. Anyway, he told me I had a bulged disc, and upon looking this up through Google, it’s quite a common... Read more »

How Junk Mail Can Make You Feel Good

I love going to the mailbox. I don’t know what it is, but it’s like a surprise. Almost as good as when the UPS or FedEx truck arrive in front of your house. I watch with anticipation, waiting for the driver to step out and walk up to my door with my prize. Then, sadly,... Read more »

"Ghost Adventures" scared the behoovitz outta me!

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Last night, while flipping through Netflix to find a scary movie to watch, I came across “Ghost Adventures“.  While I had my doubts about this production, being filmed like a documentary, I was soon watching what I thought was just another TV spoof on the paranormal. That was until the very last segment. The 3... Read more »

Others are depending upon us to be the rock.

I was scrolling through Facebook this morning, and came across a posting from a friend with whom I had the pleasure of working with at the beginning of my dispatching career. She had commented on a post from 2 other past colleagues of mine, and I hope the posting party doesn’t mind if I post... Read more »