Month: November 2016

family
memories
random mutterings

Giving Thanks

I was lucky enough to spend Thanksgiving ‘back home’ with my parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and a random of assortment of other family and friends. Had a chance to visit with cousins i have not seen since before we moved from Missouri in 1986, and catch up with others i see somewhat […]

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random mutterings
serious shit

It looks gross but it saves lives!

I spent the morning watching Sherlock Holmes, while hooked up to a machine that takes my blood out of one arm and removes the platelets and then send the red cells and plasma, etc.  back in the other arm.  It takes close to 2 hours most times but the results are a bag of platelets that […]

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