Tag Archives: Surgery

Where The Popsicles Are-57

The last disappointment of 1998. I got to the hospital around a quarter to six on Thursday morning. Joanie was already awake, and nurses were making last minute arrangements before we would head down to the pre op area. They … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-34

The morning after, some good signs. I woke early on Friday morning, and after shaking the cobwebs out of my brain, and half hoping the nightmare scene I had witnessed the night before, was just that, got busy getting ready … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-32

“It’s time to go.” A large city at five o’clock in the morning is a quite different place than it will be in just two more hours. The city is just beginning to stir in the dark light before dawn, … Continue reading

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Where The Popsicles Are-30

“So, you’re here for the big one.” When I got back to the hospital Wednesday morning, Joanie was awake, had taken a shower and seemed to be in pretty good spirits. I had stopped in the hospital lobby area where … Continue reading

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