Archive for the ‘Dad’ Category

Patting Parody

I certainly don’t know who in my circle of friends gets gags like this but I figured I throw this one out there: This parody of the children’s classic Pat the Bunny is perfect for the babies in your life who are interested in physics. It’s called Pat Schrodinger’s Kitty and if you’re into physics […]


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Dad: Gone

It’ll be my last entry on this particular thread because Dad passed away on December 15th while I was in transit to Johnson City, TN. Mom called to say that he had taken a bad turn and that although it was unclear what his prognosis was, it probably wasn’t long. I made reservations Sunday evening […]


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Dad: Could Be Better

This past week has been a really down cycle for Dad. A side effect of the liver treatment is loss of appetite and he has it in full bloom. They are tube feeding him now, but that has its own problems as the nutrition is not going where it’s needed and he’s ballooning with fluid. […]


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Dad: Better Signs

Perhaps a ray of sunshine in an otherwise gloomy week of reports on Dad’s condition. After yet another night for Dad of restless sleep, low blood pressure and a racing heart, it appears his vital signs are headed in the right direction. Mom called to say that he was sleeping, that his pressure was up […]


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Dad: Treatment 2

The Dr put off Dad’s second treatment for a week to allow Dad’s body a bit more recovery time. During that interval we made the trip south to be with him, Mom and my brother for Thanksgiving. I’m glad we had that week with him now, since Tuesday’s treatment is taking its toll. He’s not […]


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Dad: Treatment 1

Dad had his 1st liver cancer treatment on Monday (11/10). Perhaps due to the expectations set by the Dr, the aftermath was a bit more complicated than anticipated. Mom certainly was a bit taken aback by Dad’s resulting nausa/sickness and pain. He stayed in the hospital over night through the 11th, which was a day […]


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