Pushing Forward Back October/November 2019

October was mostly a medical month for me: a colonoscopy (my first, yay) on Oct. 14, followed by a blood test on my prostate on Oct. 15, and then on Oct. 22 an arthroscopic surgery on my left knee for a small tear of the meniscus. The short of it is this: one polyp removed, … Continue reading Pushing Forward Back October/November 2019

Looking forward to…surgery, convalescence, and a readathon!

So finally this coming week, Tuesday, to be exact, is my surgery (arthroscopy on left knee to repair a degenerative meniscus). And while obviously I'm looking forward to getting my knee fixed, and not being in pain (duh!), I'm perhaps even looking forward more to convalescing for two weeks off work, which includes Dewey's 24 … Continue reading Looking forward to…surgery, convalescence, and a readathon!

Readathon Prepping

By now, no doubt, if you've been reading this blog, you know that I’ll be having arthroscopic surgery on my left knee for a degenerative meniscus on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2019! At least, that's how I see it in my mind... ...along with this date: SATURDAY, OCT. 26, 2019! On that date is the latest … Continue reading Readathon Prepping

Pushing Forward Back September/October 2019

September started well as I had four days off for the Labor Day Weekend. To start the weekend, I read Bruce Springsteen's autobiography, Born to Run, which continues my year of reading mostly great books. On the fourth day, Tuesday, my wife and I went on a day trip to Three Brothers Wineries & Estates, … Continue reading Pushing Forward Back September/October 2019