Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Day Dreaming About Watermelon

Some foods are rich in potassium. Some foods have high water content. Some foods are both. Some foods are forbidden to certain dialysis patients. Watermelon. None are so bad you can't even think of them, that's what day dreaming is for.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Death Panels

A Story of Government Intervention in Health Care

Whenever I heard the phrase "Death Panels" in discussions about health care issues, I would think of

Sunday, June 17, 2012

A Father's Day Story

The Truck

Dad's '48 Chevy truck looked something like this
My grandson Jamie, loved to ride in "Grampa's truck"; something I can fully appreciate. Some of my earliest memories are about going with my dad in the truck.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Fear of Flying

I have always liked airplanes, my earliest memories include airplanes that flew over our farm in Lincoln County South Dakota
Airbases, beacon
Red Overseth
This affection fot flight was tempered somewhat by some fearful flying experiences.
The flight home from basic training
To and from Germany
So when

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Have a Good Run

The other day a teenage neighbor girl was out for a morning jog as I was walking the dog.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Blow Out Part I - A Catholic priest and a protestant minister walk into a ....

Every once in a while I get some muscle pain in my upper arms. I blame it on the high dose simvastatin I was on for a while. It always goes away in a few hours but when it is there at night, it's difficult to sleep so I lay there and think about stuff. Then, it seems to happen every time, the same old memory of pain comes back to me like a flashback scene in a soap opera.