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a quick #hip2point0 update

Yes, I said I’d give more regular updates about the new hip. And I’ve not done so – at least…

a #hip2point0 update: two weeks on the new hip, and…

Hey there! It’s been a fortnight since #hip2point0 happened, and a lot has changed – primarily for the better! The surgery…

#hip2point0 – here we go!

Just checked in at the hospital. Old #projectfemur hardware is coming out, #hip2point0 hardware is going in. I’m at ease…

six days left to go…

In six days, the new hip arrives – I can’t wait! I have the clearance from my primary care doctor…

only four weeks from today (doo-wah!)…

Four weeks from today, around this time, I should be taking my first step. On my new hip, that is. Yup:…

errandonnee 2017: I slack my way to… yeah

Here’s a brief write-up of my 2017 Errandonnee. I admit, I did it, but I didn’t really feel it. Y’see, my…

holiday traditions: family means something different to me

Something has been gnawing at me this holiday season. I just don’t feel very celebratory. I know there are many…

virtual advent: the alternate holiday tv specials and movies

Yes, we all know the holiday TV specials that have become canon. A Charlie Brown Christmas, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty…

what would john lennon think?

Thirty six years ago today, John Lennon became, as Jimmy Breslin wrote on deadline for the New York Post, “another person…

virtual advent: st. nicholas’ (and krampus’) day (and night)

For many European families, St. Nicholas’ Day (SND) is the beginning of the holiday season. On December 6th (the anniversary…

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