Category Archives: Dear Diary

Another time and place

I found out on Thursday when I had a follow-up for a report on blood tests and a few other reasons to visit my GP that I’m a walking candidate for heart problems.  Yes, me and myself did know that … Continue reading

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Yippee!

On Tuesday it’s two weeks since I had the left eye cataract surgery done.  It was different from the first surgery.  I have no idea why. Right after the surgery I had a horrible ache in the middle of the … Continue reading

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The next date with the eye surgeon

This is finally kind of fun.  It took a few days for my new ‘lens’ to start to clear up and look at the world the way I would like, but it’s getting there.  The funny part of it is … Continue reading

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I can’t see clearly now

But I can see better than I did.  Right now I’m at the 4-times a day, three different eye drops stage.  The surgery was pretty fast, getting ready for it was like getting ready for a major surgery though. 

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Tomorrow’s Better Vision Day

That’s how I’m looking at it.  Pun intended.  I will crawl out at the ungodly hour of 4 a.m. so I can hit the road for Vegas by 5:15 a.m.  Hoping that I don’t have to wait for hours for … Continue reading

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This little piggy went to…

back to the blog.  I seem to be stuck in a never-ending cycle of doctoring.  I’m off to Las Vegas tomorrow to see my gynecologist as a follow-up after the early November surgery.  He’s not the surgeon, just going back … Continue reading

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Days of Poker Past

I got a ping on Facebook today from a dealer friend that still works at Bellagio telling me that Andy Beal was back – he played Todd Brunson heads-up, each buying in for $5,000,000. There’s a report up on PokerNews.com … Continue reading

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This is how it played out

My last post was ‘The Writing on the Wall’ and the title was wrapped around the fact that I had a premonition of bad news.  I believe in those feelings, I’ve experienced more than my share during my life and … Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall

That saying always conjures up feelings of impending doom.  Lately there’s a wrinkle somewhere in the back of my thoughts that predicts the writing on the wall. I don’t know what the wrinkle is, things simply don’t feel right.

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Happy New Year!

Out with the old, in with the new, as the saying goes.  But before we leave 2014 behind, let’s take the best of it, multiply it a few thousand times, and set a direct course for it in 2015.  Happy … Continue reading

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