Monthly Archives: April 2013

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

09:15 – Barbara called last night around 7:30 to say her dad was back at home and doing pretty well. I was mistaken about Frances staying with their mom and dad tonight. Barbara said they’re going to leave their parents … Continue reading

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Monday, 29 April 2013

10:16 – Barbara’s dad gets his last IV antibiotic dose at 4:00 this afternoon. Barbara and Frances are leaving work early to pick him up from the nursing home and take him back to his apartment at Creekside. Barbara will … Continue reading

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Sunday, 28 April 2013

08:55 – It’s really annoying when a later release of Linux breaks something that worked automagically in earlier releases. When I built a replacement for Barbara’s sister’s old system, I told Frances and her husband just to take it home … Continue reading

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Saturday, 27 April 2013

08:16 – Barbara’s dad’s IV antibiotic course finishes tomorrow. She has to take him to a follow-up visit to his doctor Tuesday, so she’s going to pick him up from the rehab facility and take him back to his apartment … Continue reading

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Friday, 26 April 2013

08:40 – For the first half of April, I thought it would be an excellent month in terms of kit sales. Last year, something like 80% or 85% of our April sales were in the second half of the month, … Continue reading

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Thursday, 25 April 2013

07:50 – This year has been just a continuing series of crises. It started in January, and the hits just keep on coming. I was expecting Barbara home regular time yesterday afternoon, but instead of coming in the garage she … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 24 April 2013

07:29 – The hospital discharged Barbara’s dad to a rehab/nursing home facility yesterday. The transfer was supposed to happen at 3:30, and for once it sounds like they got something done on time. Barbara left work early to meet the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 23 April 2013

08:14 – No word yet on when Barbara’s dad will be discharged from the hospital to the rehab facility. Barbara said her dad’s personality has changed. She’d never expected him to behave nastily, which he’s doing now. I told her … Continue reading

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Monday, 22 April 2013

07:57 – Barbara’s dad is still in the hospital, but I suspect they’ll soon be transferring him to a rehab facility. Given the way the hospital has behaved, I suggested to Barbara last night that she tell the hospital that … Continue reading

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Sunday, 21 April 2013

09:10 – Barbara’s dad came home briefly, but is now back in the hospital. I almost paid a visit to the hospital myself yesterday, to have a heart-to-heart chat with some of their staff. When Barbara got home yesterday morning, … Continue reading

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