A Lump of Coal for Me

Got all the shopping done last night. Got most of the laundry done last night. Was finishing it this morning, when, about 1100 … WHAM. Felt like I’d been run over by a train. Putting my shoes on to drive over to the bank was an ordeal. Waiting in line at the bank, I couldn’t… Continue reading A Lump of Coal for Me

Back in Madison

Well, I am home. Feels pretty good to be here, even if I feel like crap. My ear’s getting better, albeit slowly … and it’s definitely time for some ibuprofen and another round of drops. More later when I have had some more sleep…

In SW Ohio

Well, we had the funeral and committal yesterday in Delphos. Funerals are for the living, and we certainly needed it, even if we didn’t want it. Afterwards, we started making the drive back, having decided to do so late on Wednesday night. Unfortunately, my right ear started to bother me yesterday—another blasted ear infection. I… Continue reading In SW Ohio

Otherwise Occupied

Things are generally busy around here, but last night, I got a call no one ever wants to get; my sister-in-law Cindy suffered a seizure, and Doug was calling me from the ambulance on the way to the hospital. As of now, she’s still in the ICU, albeit slowly improving; at mid-afternoon, she knew roughly… Continue reading Otherwise Occupied

Partially Unblocked

Well, as I’m awake due to indigestion or something, I’ll happily note that my left ear has begun to reach that largely unblocked state that I’ve come to know and love with having a few of these external ear infections over the last few years. In terms of attenuation, it’s now something like -12dB in… Continue reading Partially Unblocked