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His Turban Was Magnificent

His turban was magnificent, a rich bluish purple. He came into my wife’s room and introduced himself.

“I am a neurologist,” he said, “and I would be happy to treat your wife, it it weren’t for the pregnancy.” 262 more words


Quadrille Monday: Quadrille #29

De is hosting our Quadrille Monday. A quadrille is a 44 word poem exactly, using a prompted word. De has chosen “balloon” for us today.  Come join us for these wonderful short poems.  48 more words

General Poetry

The Three Percent Club

It was a typical fall morning, rushing the kids and Jeff out the door so I could start my workday typing and jumping from one mobile device to another, all while sipping coffee, skimming through social posts, and searching for the conference code for my next call. 754 more words

Prednisone Withdrawal

Prednisone is a steroid that is used to treat many diseases and conditions. I was precribed Dexamethazone, another steroid, when they found the giant brain aneurysm in December of 2015. 389 more words


A New Life?

I recently visited my neurosurgeon again. I had an MRI/MRA to check on the aneurysm. The aneurysm is undetectable at this point. Great news!

So, what about the remaining symptoms I am dealing with? 281 more words


Bill Paxton was having aortic valve replacement and aneurysm repair prior to his fatal stroke

We loved him in Apollo 13Twister and True Lies, feared him in Weird Science, and cried for him in the Hatfields and McCoy’s… 834 more words