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Where does the time go?

I noticed on another blog’s blogroll that it’s been six days since I last posted here. That just doesn’t seem right to me. I’m sure that I wrote a blog post just the other day. One of the problems with being retired is losing track of time. Here it is 2013 and I am just flabbergasted. The last couple of days have been sultry, after a small cold snap in October (?), it’s been warm weather every day. The water in the pool is too cool for my taste, but last Saturday I did sit on the steps and dip my feet. It’s also been the worst year for mosquitos that I can remember. Right now I am wearing flipflops and a sleeveless shift, the overhead fan is moving air around so it’s pleasant enough. If it wasn’t for the mosquitos I would be outside, but then again, I wouldn’t be writing this blog post. With this blast of warmth, ...

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Home ultrasounds, only in Mexico.

The  dog tail  tale continues. This morning a doctor came to my house and gave Mr. Dog an ultrasound. Not a veterinarian but an MD, who specializes in doing portable ultrasounds. He showed up on time, maybe even a little early, for his eight am appointment. He was professional and gentle with Mr. Dog. Mr. Dog in turn, was well behaved and only complained a little when I flipped him over on his back to expose his belly to the scanner. The little printer spit out some photos and I paid the doctor $300, less than 25 USD. I cannot imagine what it would have cost NOB. Yesterday, Mr. Dog had a fasting glucose test. If I ever need to have one, I want our vet to do the blood draw. Being shaved to create a sterile spot annoyed Mr. Dog more than the actual blood draw. Instead of being diabetic, Mr. Dog had a fasting sugar level of 77 ...

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