Monthly Archives: August 2011

Is the house still there? The skinny man and the goat

West Virginians are a unique people and culture – there is on the one hand a hardness sometimes interpreted as a meanness that trickles down to the stranger or dependent. On the other side, there is a refreshing practicality about … Continue reading

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A Mighty Fortress in the Wild: Pricketts Fort

Pull Fee Reduced We made it out to West Virginia, and found a nice state park (http://www.prickettsfort.org/) on the Mon river with bike trails so that we could stay active and explore. The bad weather usually doesn’t cross the mountains … Continue reading

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Evacuated

Roads ok. Not too much bad weather so far. I was reading people’s hurricane preparation lists and I had to laugh. Water at the top? It’s supposed to rain. A lot…

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Raising a Bed

For some reason the bed in the hotel room which is king size collapsed on the frame. It looks like someone had tried to fix it from a previous time. There is an extra screw. The bolt holding the frame … Continue reading

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Hurricane Preparations

blog8-24-11 My back is pretty much 100% now. I don’t feel anymore pain or stiffness. In reflecting on the origin of the back problem, because of the types of movements that were inhibited I am almost 95% sure that I … Continue reading

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Earthquake and Evolution

Took the dogs temperatures this morning because I noticed that they were feeling under the weather. Spin’s was 99.9F and Pety’s was 99.2F. Both low. Spin’s appetite was down yesterday evening, but Petey’s was fine. Spin is constipated today. Took … Continue reading

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A Lesson from the Great Spirit

Last night finished on a rather bad note – watching psychiatric programming of hoarding behavior on the learning channel. why did i start to watch it? these people have no respect for the privacy of others. so a vet has … Continue reading

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Back Talk

Mobility Problems I spent a little part of the day analyzing my back pain and function. vertebra identification used leash hung down back while I sat and marked the points with a pen. The location of the pain was 2 … Continue reading

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Trying Times

I had a rough few days. My insulin once again stopped working well. The 70/30 bottle had precipitated while I was still in the other hotel room. I had tried keeping it in the fridge, and maybe the fridge was … Continue reading

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Expecting

Expecting more. On the road again. I opted for some mix between plan A and plan F (visit friends). Indica’s temperature was 100.2 on the morning that I left. From what I understand, it was day 62, so they would … Continue reading

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