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To the Medical Imaging Technicians of the world: If you are requiring me to come to a diagnostic procedure with a full bladder, it’s only polite to do everything within your power to ensure that you are not running behind. Twenty minutes may not seem long to you, but I assure you that after drinking […]


Posted at: March 26th, 2009 - 9:43 am - Number of Comments » 4

Here’s a pic from mine: Courtesy of rthrelkeld.


Posted at: March 24th, 2009 - 11:32 am - Number of Comments » 2

Why is it we feel compelled to cram so much into our “free” time that we end up needing a vacation after our vacations? I am sunburned, sore, with a sprained knee and in need of about three days of continuous sleep. Oh, yeah. Good stuff.


Posted at: March 23rd, 2009 - 9:17 am - Number of Comments » 3

I cut Harry’s hair recently because he was scheduled for the ubiquitous “school pictures” (really?  At THREE?), and “unruly” was almost too mild a term for the mass of tangles on his head. He has a crown in the back in the shape of a hurricane (ironic, for a Katrina baby), and as his hair […]


Posted at: March 13th, 2009 - 11:50 am - Number of Comments » 2

Okay, the men and younger women out there will have to take my word on this. Perimenopause sucks. If the fatigue or the mood swings (Oh my, the mood swings!) or the more un-discussable physical aspects don’t get you, the sheer emotional conflict will. On one hand: “Oh.  No.  I will never have any children […]


Posted at: March 11th, 2009 - 2:17 pm - Number of Comments » 2

I am back. In four days I assisted in the autopsy of 16 horses. So tell me about your bad week. Because me?  I’m tapped out.


Posted at: March 9th, 2009 - 1:30 pm - Number of Comments » 6

Have you ever been in a situation where you were traveling and could not help but overhear a loud “conversation” <ahem, cough, cough, argument, cough, cough>, occurring in a seat behind you in which both parties were so simplisticly misinformed, that suddenly the term “sit on your hands” had altogether a whole new clarity of […]


Posted at: March 2nd, 2009 - 8:40 pm - Number of Comments » 4