Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Time Out for a New Knee

I'll be gone for a few weeks getting a new knee.  But I'll be thinking of you and our victory and all the wild times of these past couple of years.  I timed this surgery so that, if Romney won, I'd be knocked out on pain medication during the days immediately following.

If the replacement doesn't go according to plan, I have a back-up.  A good old-fashioned peg leg.  And I'll wear a black eye patch and a parrot on my shoulder and go around saying "Argh!" a lot.

Medicare will pay for the eye patch but we're not sure it covers the parrot.

It pays to plan ahead, doesn't it?

Sp please plan on coming back to read this blog.  Knowing you're out there is just great.  I'm never lonely in this big old house on this ten acres in the midst of the woods in the back-of-beyond.  Because all the way around the world, there you are!

So start checking in after Thanksgiving.  (That's late November for you folks in the other countries.)  It might be a good idea for me to resume then by doing a piece about all that we have to be thankful for.  At the top of my personal list is you.

And Barack Obama.

If you're the praying sort, please give me the benefit of your prayer for a safe outcome of the surgery.  If you're not the praying sort, do it anyway.  Humor the old grandma!

And if the knee works out well,  let's go dancing!


  1. Will be thinking about you. You've helped ease my anxiety throughout this entire election period. Be well.

    1. Thank you, selfparody. (Love the name!) We've held hands together all of us through this long journey. Let's keep holding on. Best to you too!

  2. I just said a little prayer for you Grandma Dorothy. Get well soon because like our President said, "We still have a lot of work to do." And if you keep writing posts like this one, President Obama may be tapping you on the shoulder to be his speech writer.

    1. Thank you, Charles. You're a real pal. And a flatterer too! You are one great guy and meeting you has been a major reward in writing this blog. Go out and have a good Wisconsin beer on me! You and the other folks did a super job of bringing this election home. God bless you, my friend.