Monthly Archives: June 2012

Hope for the best, prepare for…

Day 4 of “Downer Week” continues on the JMD blog.

Long day today.  Dad was put on dialysis for a few hours and we await the results from the kidney biopsy.  Hopefully, it will unearth the reason for the kidney … Read the rest

The high cost of optimism

Day 3 of “Downer week” on the JMD blog.

Dad was able to go through the kidney biopsy today, so we look forward to finally getting to the bottom of this in the next 48 hours.


In the meantime, … Read the rest

What, me worry?

Despite the humorous icon of the famous Mad magazine, today brings anything but chuckles.

Apparently, Dad’s issues with his kidneys have become more troubling.  He will be undergoing a test tomorrow that will hopefully point doctors in the right direction … Read the rest

Writing properly

I’m a lefty.

Now, that’s not inherently a bad thing.  Yes, it makes looking for sports equipment more challenging.  And sure, those little credit card thingies at retail stores all seem to be set up for righties.  But there are … Read the rest

Uncommon sense

“Sort of Niece Week” continues…

A couple of weeks ago, I was coming back from a fun lunch with my older niece at Mikey’s (chili dogs!) and we began one of our usual rambling conversations.

At some point, whether it … Read the rest