I’m jammin’ this post in before the gorgeous, wonderful, magnificent storm-o’-the-day moves in. We’ve been so dry, I’m cheering for Team Thor. It does make me unplug everything, though, since a couple of friends of mine (yes, I have at least two) lost computers when lightning came in through their modems.
Mom got a clean bill of health yesterday from her remove-the-pill-you-huffed-ologist, who continued to impress me favorably by regaling us with tales of stuff he had removed from people’s lungs recently (walnut “It broke apart and I had to chase the pieces all around the lung”, asparagus, cauliflower).
This morning, I told Charlie that Mom and I are going to Louisville for a tour of Kosair Children’s Hospital. His reply:
“I wouldn’t go to Louisville for a tour of the Grand Canyon.”
. . .
Life is good.
A WRITING PROMPT FOR YOU: Someone accidentally breathes something in and has to have it removed. They bring him what they removed, and it isn’t what he huffed, but he recognizes it. Or her.
Red TashJuly 20, 2012 at 8:38am
Marian AllenJuly 20, 2012 at 1:59pm
Red, my thoughts, exactly. 😉
JaneJuly 20, 2012 at 9:21am
Hi. Yay for Mom.
A long time ago, Delores sucked in a rubber ring of some kind from a medicine bottle, maybe a piece of the stopper. Yeah, she was choking. Mom hauled that girl up and ran next door to the neighbor’s, one of which happened to be a nurse. She was home and knew what to do. And thus, Delores was saved. I’m quite sure she doesn’t recall this, but I do. Such a long time ago.
Marian AllenJuly 20, 2012 at 2:00pm
Wow — close call!