We're staring at the last few drops of the IVIG dripping one by one. Just a few more minutes.... Let me take this time to describe the wonderful view outside this room. It's dark, dreary and rainy. Scanning from left to right, 9 floors up, we have: the hospital parking garage, the red EMergENCY room … Continue reading Almost…


We actually got home last night, around 7pm.  Friday morning, Ana was told her platelet count was up to 14,000 (still abysmal) and that she'd be staying another day.   After some begging the doctor said she could get another test in the afternoon and if that looked good, that decision would be reconsidered. They came … Continue reading Home!

Weekend Project

It took all weekend, but it was well worth the effort. I started Friday evening with priming, followed by painting on Saturday, and chair rail creation/installation Saturday night and Sunday. It was a lot of effort, but we love how it turned out! Pardon the crap on the floor 🙂 More photos can be seen … Continue reading Weekend Project


This weekend I'll be heading out into the local "wilderness" for some camping.  For the event I'll be getting out my telescope, something that hasn't happened much in the last year (once actually) so I'm really looking forward to it. Just last weekend I got the scope out and stayed up late and remembered how … Continue reading Camping

New Orleans

This is the area where, over night last night, some individual(s) spent approximately $700 of my money.  At a Wal-Mart, a Popeye's Chicken, and a Shell gas station. This morning I received a call from my bank, saying they wanted to validate some suspicious activity on my debit card.  The gentleman mentioned they were from … Continue reading New Orleans