Monthly Archives: January 2012

John Van Doorn: Newspaperman extraordinaire

I learned yesterday that a former colleague and dear friend passed away from a massive stroke back in December. I loved the man. His name was John Van Doorn, as the headline states, and he was a remarkable man. He … Continue reading

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Kidney stones, severe sickness, root canal make for spirit dip

Pain has never been my strong suit. I am pretty much a wimp, especially when it comes to pain. And to make matters even more interesting, I don’t do too well with modern medicine’s remedy for pain, namely The Pain … Continue reading

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Hit by a cold, remembering living without an address

There’s been a lot of talk recently about the homeless, and I can relate. Suffering from a severe head cold causing my nose to run like an Olympic sprinter with Niagara Falls as his or her companion, I remember the … Continue reading

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The Invasion of the Kidney Stones ravage the body

For the last several days I have been fighting a kidney stone invasion. Or more to the point, many kidney stones. And to make matters a bit worse, I have smaller than normal tubes that would otherwise allow for the … Continue reading

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