Category Archives: Andrew

Unraveled Wednesday, 6/3/2020.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. Knitting. This is a scarf I finished last week, still not blocked. Both yarns are Blue Moon Fiber Arts; the variegated sparkly one is the second half of the skein I used in … Continue reading

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Sunday.

I have been buying my bras from Decent Exposures for years. Their bras are the most comfortable ever created. And they put their business on hold to make masks. We spoke with Elder Son last week. Their hospital has not … Continue reading

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The blathering resumes.

Really, this is more of a data dump than blather. Thoughts have been accumulating and need an outlet. This pandemic has meant that a lot of us have become familiar with some medical terms we had perhaps never heard before. … Continue reading

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E-mail from Elder Son.

https://www.reddit.com/r/medicine/comments/ff8hns/testimony_of_a_surgeon_working_in_bergamo_in_the/ Testimony of a surgeon working in Bergamo, in the heart of Italy’s coronavirus outbreak «In one of the non-stop e-mails that I receive from my hospital administration on a more than daily basis, there was a paragraph on “how … Continue reading

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The news in brief.

There are three what appear to be yearling trumpeter swans cruising the open water on our lake. I don’t remember ever seeing trumpeters before. Also one Canada goose. Have seen way too many of those over the years. Far too … Continue reading

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Sampling the Icelandic rotten shark: a story in photos.

Hákarl

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Phone calls from Iceland, part 2.

Elder Son introduced tonight’s call by asking if the tale he was about to tell might remind us of stories told by someone we know. He then proceeded to tell of their journey from the southern coast into the highlands … Continue reading

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Phone calls from Iceland.

Elder Son says that when he calls us from Iceland the phone rings in Icelandic. He told us about doing laps in a pool heated by hot water springs with a view of mountains and oceans, also about maybe going … Continue reading

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Iceland photos.

Elder Son and GF called this afternoon. We all had a good time talking about how the spells for raising the dead that he learned at the museum could be extremely useful in his professional life as a physician. Smokey … Continue reading

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Elder Son goes to Iceland.

Elder Son and GF are going to Iceland for a two-week vacation. He has kept us in the loop as he made the arrangements over the past few months. “We ended up getting a 4-wheel drive, automatic transmission, compact SUV.  … Continue reading

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