Monthly archives: March, 2015

On the Road to Recovery & A Few Vintage Finds Along the Way

The trach and the feeding tube were successfully removed from my dad a week ago. He had to spend the next two days at the hospital to be monitored so that entailed us spending the next 48 hours with him. I am so pleased to say that he has been moved to the rehab where Read More Here…


Just When We Thought We Were At the Finish Line & This Week’s Vintage Finds

It has been another intense week. Just when we thought we were at the finish line in my dad’s recovery from the ventilator, we found out the marathon was not over. After my dad was weaned from the ventilator, we found out there were more steps to go through before the trach could be removed Read More Here…


Freedom From the Vent and a Few Vintage Treasures

I have been away from my computer while my sister and I took turns with our dad as he was weaned from the ventilator. The rest of the family took care of mom in the rehab facility as we went through this ordeal. We promised our dad that we would be with him every minute Read More Here…


When It Rains It Pours & What I Found Last Week

You know the saying – When It Rains, It Pours?  Did you know it originally came from the Morton Salt Company. In 1911 the company added an anti-caking agent to the salt. Before this when it rained or was damp the salt would clump. So an ad company came up with the familiar graphic of Read More Here…