Friday, July 11, 2014

Next round for cancer plus RETIREMENT!

Well, less than a year later I am  back in the chemo lounge at Kaiser Hospital to get rid of stuff shown in a PET can. Some lymph nodes are effected and some cancer in my liver. Just when I was thinking it was all over. I am in the second round of three chemo treatments and the doctor thinks it will work. It is the same cancer as before and not a new liver cancer, so that is good.

I also retired from the City of Los Angeles on June 27 and will have fun after and in around the chemo lounge visits. Monday we went to Ruby's in Redondo Beach and that was nice. Had lunch with a friend of my sister Marilyn and we compared cancer stories and chemo stories but otherwise enjoyed lunch and LIVING with cancer.  I have discovered that having "good days and bad days" is that the good days have to be enjoyed and let the bad days just go by and get out of the way.

I  think in between chemo we might  go down to San Diego to see the zoo and Sea World.  After that maybe a trip up north to some of the towns north of Los Angeles.

Retirement is nice. I always thought it would be nice to get a pay check but not have to get up at 5:30am to get to work where I have to WORK. I don't even have to go to pick up a check, I get direct deposit.  How sweet it is! 

I have added Laurie and Mike P. to my prayer list and hope that helps them. 

Monday, April 28, 2014

wedding picture

Wedding April 13, 2014
At West Hollywood United Church of Christ.  33 years and one day after wedding in West Hollwood  Presbyterian Church. Second wedding with a marriage licence.

Wedding pictures

wedding pictures

Wedding pictures.

Sunday, February 23, 2014


Joining AA is like stage diving at a rock concert.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Helpful hint

A friend at an AA meeting said he tried to control his drinking by only drinking on days with a "y" in them.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Car blocking driveway

An AA friend of mine left to go to a meeting and  found someone had parked their car blocking his driveway with all the windows open. He slowly inched his car around the car, thought about putting a nasty note on the windshield,  but got out and dropped an AA meeting guide through the window on the front seat, and drove to his meeting.