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Aug. 31, 2009 8:39 pm 
Updated: Sep. 12, 2009 8:02 pm
   i did it. my hair is so short i don't use shampoo, i don't carry a comb. conditioner...what's that anyways? i never used it or a hair-dryer anyways. i had a friend that used all that and even had a mirror hung behind him so he could check out how the back of his hair looked. i was… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 25, 2009 5:00 pm 
Updated: Aug. 31, 2009 5:44 pm
  we went to see her trach doctor today. her trach was removed, but the best news is he does not think another surgery to remove scar tissue is necessary. he inserted a camera and checked her throart thru her trach hole first, then went down a nostril. he was very gentle with her.… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 19, 2009 2:55 pm 
Updated: Aug. 23, 2009 10:35 am
 my wife of 27 years is home. 2 and a half months ago hosiptal drones wanted to know if she had a living will when she collapsed at their front door, after about 3 weeks in the icu unit a doctor told me her prognosis was she would be a vegetable, i heard, "she will be lucky to walk again."… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 14, 2009 7:30 pm 
Updated: Aug. 20, 2009 1:02 pm
  hi all! thanks for the kind and loving gestures expressed in posts, cards and visits. i have been at shepherds since tuesday. i've stayed in her room, night and day. i've been with her again with all her care personnel. what a place! wow! the more she makes it "back", the more she is… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 6, 2009 7:55 am 
Updated: Aug. 14, 2009 7:15 pm
  hi all. i got in from atlanta yesterday after spending the afternoon with claire. i met with a doctor that used a camera mounted on a small flexible tube inserted thru her nose to look at her vocal cords and throat. she has 50% blockage there. another surgery is planned. he will go thru… MORE
 
 
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gderr the dysfunctional

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Columbus, Georgia, USA

Member Since
Mar. 2008

Cooking Level
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Cooking Interests
Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Italian, Southern, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian, Gourmet

Hobbies
Gardening, Camping, Boating, Fishing, Reading Books, Music, Charity Work

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About Me
i enjoy cooking. the wife considers it a chore. i hate yard work. she loves it. we mesh. i love bass fishing, reading, music, baseball, college football and my family.
My favorite things to cook
i love vegetables, soups, and italian cusine.
My favorite family cooking traditions
holidays are a big deal! christmas is my time to shine. i try to add a new recipe each year, but the family demands pretty much the same menu. kinda frustrating!
My cooking triumphs
i cared for my mother in law about 3 months when she had shattered her shoulder. i didn't work, so money was tight. we survived on only wife's paycheck during that time. ma-n-law had diet restrictions. it was difficult to make cheap, nutritious meals everyone would eat. we prospered as a family and learned alot about each other's strenghths and weaknesses.
My cooking tragedies
a stove top fire. i explained that one already. the grill falling over was another one...oops grill season is here! i love the tragedies...those are the ones that i'll always remember!
 
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