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I Thought I Was Retired!

Fact: A single strand of Spaghetti is called a “Spaghetto.” I walked 5,000 steps today and never left the property!  There is ALWAYS work to be done around the house.  First thing, we made bread again!   This time I took … Continue reading

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The Wind Is Blowing Today!

Fact:  Depending on their strength, winds can be known as a breeze, gale, storm, or hurricane. The wind was howling so bad that Scout, The Wonder Dog, thought his fan club was outside waiting for his arrival.   Our brand-new American … Continue reading

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Another Day On The Road!

Fact: The first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1924 featured animals from the Central Park Zoo.  Though the parade stretched just two blocks, New York City went all out for what newspapers called “a marathon of mirth.” Notably, however, there … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again!

Fact: In Rome, the first hospital was built in the 4th century AD by a wealthy penitent widow, Fabiola<.  In the early Middle Ages (6th to 10th century), under the influence of the Benedictine Order, an infirmary became an established … Continue reading

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Finally! Two Docs In A Day!

Fact: Hippocrates (460–377 BC) is commonly called the “Father of Medicine” or the “Father of Western Medicine.” He is thought to be one of the first physicians to treat disease as being a result of natural rather than supernatural causes. … Continue reading

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We Are Becoming Experts At Waiting

Fact: How do abdominal drains work? A surgical drain allows the fluid to flow out. The doctor puts a thin, flexible rubber tube into the area of your body where the fluid is likely to collect. The rubber tube carries … Continue reading

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Boo; It Is Halloween!

Fact: The dancing skeletons you’re so used to seeing at Halloween may not seem so scary – they’re often downright friendly, but things get a little darker when you start to think about that imagery.  Halloween has roots in the … Continue reading

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Friday Morning; Where Am I?

Fact: Total Number of All U.S. Hospitals is 6,093 I had an OK night at the Hospital, sleeping on and off.  The alarm went off on my phone, and I knew Mary was up and about at 6 AM. I … Continue reading

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Girls Night Out And The Doctor!

Fact: The Oxford English Dictionary reports usage of the words beginning in 1580 to describe a meal that was eaten between more substantial meals. We took the opportunity to do several errands before going over to see the doctor in … Continue reading

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Out It Comes; No More Pull-Toy

Fact:  An indwelling urinary catheter is one that is left in the bladder. You may use an indwelling catheter for a short time or a long time.  An indwelling catheter collects urine by attaching to a drainage bag. The bag has … Continue reading

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