I am Dayton Strong

The morning after Memorial Day, I’m outside chasing my dog at 4 o’clock in the morning. The sky is full of stars and the air is perfectly still. I breathed a sigh of relief because I made it through the holiday without any major incidents. Then the news comes in that morning about George FloydContinue reading “I am Dayton Strong”

No More Silence

This is not a new feeling that I’m experiencing right now. Over the last few days, there has been unrest in the United States over the heinous injustice to George Floyd. Unfortunately it’s not an isolated incident. It’s an ongoing battle where the blacks rightly so feel injustice from whites. As a white middle agedContinue reading “No More Silence”

An Ode to My Grandpa

I’ve been de-cluttering my house.  While I was cleaning up, I found many photos of family and friends. One of the photos I found was of my grandpa in his favorite chair. 1.  The mug probably had coffee in it. 2.  Near the coffee mug is a white dish.  That is his ashtray for hisContinue reading “An Ode to My Grandpa”

My Kitchen Reorganization

As I mentioned in my June 3 – Monday Menu Monday post, my aunt came into town.  While she was here, she helped me reorganize my kitchen. I did not take photos of my kitchen before she organized my pantry / kitchen.  So, these are only after shots. Previously, there were two plastic 3 tierContinue reading “My Kitchen Reorganization”

Vegetarian Diet

As you know, I’ve been on a primarily gluten free diet.  Actually I was eating gluten free from June until a week after my gallbladder surgery.  I’ve only had a few foods that have had gluten in them – a small piece of pretzel, half of a Hawaiian roll, and some of a tortilla. ThisContinue reading “Vegetarian Diet”

RIP Mr. Gally – Part 2

On February 24th, I had my gallbladder surgery 6 days prior to when I had it scheduled. I’m documenting my time in the hospital. Today I am talking about my surgery and the stay afterwards.

RIP Mr. Gally – Part 1

On February 24th, I had my gallbladder surgery 6 days prior to when I had it scheduled. I’m documenting my time in the hospital. Today I am talking about why I ended up in the ER and the visit to the ER.

Another Health Update

I’ve discussed my health on previous blog posts.  Every since November 2017, I’ve had abdominal pains especially after I eat especially after meats, greasy foods, or big meals. I went to the Emergency room in early December because I had the pains for five days.  They told me that I was low in potassium, dehydrated,Continue reading “Another Health Update”