Monthly Archives: April 2009

Spring Visitor

Now that the snow has gone, the little woodland critters have started visiting again. This morning I looked out the kitchen window to see a possum chowing down on a fallen bird feeder’s contents. This is the first time we … Continue reading

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A Moai Comes to Linn County

A couple of years ago my friend and fellow sculptor, Steve Piper, said he had been commissioned to make a sculpture of an Easter Island head or Moai. He wondered if I thought he should take it. I did think … Continue reading

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Visiting Vern and a long ago bikeride

Last Sunday Karen and I drove to DeWitt to visit her stepdad, Vern Becker. He is staying in West Wing Place and will soon be going into hospice. He has cancer in his neck and has chosen not to undergo … Continue reading

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Gourmet Club – April 18, 2009

This meal was hosted by Doug and Lynne. Lots of good food again and of course, lots of wine. I particularly enjoyed the Salami and Goat Cheese Half-Moons and the Avocado Fries, not to detract from any of the rest … Continue reading

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Knee rehab 3

After I had my second set of shots I mentioned that I had a bit of achiness. That got a little worse after a couple of days but eventually pretty much went away. I mentioned it to the nurse this … Continue reading

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Knee rehab 2

Yesterday I got the second set of shots in my knee rehab. They said that Doctor Nassif would give me the first round, which he did. The nurse practitioner would give me the rest. Another nurse came in and set … Continue reading

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Knee Rehab

My knees have been going bad for about 10 years now. At first my knee would occasionally snap/lock but if I was careful for the next few minutes it was usually ok. When we went canoing in Canada I twisted … Continue reading

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