Category Archives: guest post – nick

Dec 14, 2017, Nick posting

As Barbara said previously that she wouldn’t be updating today, I’ll open with this post.   Her last update had Bob sitting up in a chair, and sounded like forward progress, which is good news.  It’s also becoming very clear … Continue reading

Posted in guest post - nick | 31 Comments

Wed, Nov 15, Still Nick….

Message from Barbara, I returned home this morning and sent Al back home to Winston. Bob was in surgery for about 6 hours. They did install the Impella repaired the valve, and did several artery bypasses. I was allowed in … Continue reading

Posted in guest post - nick, Uncategorized | 42 Comments

Tues, Nov 14, Nick again….

Update —  I guess I cross posted with Barbara, please see her post. ================================================== x x Based on Barbara’s last post, I’m guessing both she and Bob will be busy this am, so I’ll get things started. From her last … Continue reading

Posted in guest post - nick, Uncategorized | 45 Comments

Fri, Nov 10, Nick still….

Today started a bit on the cool side, high 40s, low 50s and you could see your breath. Nice clear sky. =========================== As this is “the end of the week” I expect our host is currently under the knife, or … Continue reading

Posted in guest post - nick, Uncategorized | 58 Comments

Thur, Nov 9, Nick posting….

Today dawned cool and dreary, low 50s and overcast, after a night of misty drizzle. I scratched my dog’s ears and belly, which always makes me feel better. I hope everything is proceeding normally for our host, Barbara, and OFD. … Continue reading

Posted in guest post - nick, Uncategorized | 58 Comments

Wed, Nov 8, Nick here….

Let’s start today with our continued hopes and prayers for RBT and OFD… to make a speedy recovery and to know you have people rooting for you. ============================== FEMA’s brief from PR and the USVI shows continued improvement. In PR, … Continue reading

Posted in guest post - nick, Uncategorized | 64 Comments

Tues, Nov 7, Nick again…..

Once again, let me offer my best wishes for a quick and uneventful procedure and a speedy and full recovery. Let me further offer to Barbara whatever help I can provide.  If you have some issue your local support can’t … Continue reading

Posted in guest post - nick | 57 Comments

Monday, Nov 6 2017, Nick Posting…

I was hoping to be greeted by a post from Barbara or even RBT himself, but we’ll have to content ourselves with passing on our prayers and hopes for a speedy recovery. The world is rapidly getting weirder, and you … Continue reading

Posted in guest post - nick, Uncategorized | 44 Comments

In the absence of our host, I’ll open Sunday

I’ll begin with continued hope and prayers that both our host and OFD make speedy and complete recoveries. I hope that everyone got an extra hour’s rest this AM? I have no real insights from my trip, but will note … Continue reading

Posted in guest post - nick, Uncategorized | 54 Comments

Guest post, Nick, Some thoughts on preparedness and my recent travels

As most of you who read this are aware, I’ve been on vacation for the last 10 days. First a flight to northern rural NY to stay with relatives, then a day at Niagara Falls, then a car trip across … Continue reading

Posted in guest post - nick, prepping | 36 Comments