Dear friends, 3 days after my last entry, I got a call from one of the local Hospitals during a Den Meeting. It was concerning my wife. emergency surgery was required, could I please come down? Next of kin was needed, and the spectre of DNR reared it's ugly, pale head......
Long story short, she's OK now, but since her surgery, Bronchitis and strep throat have both plagued my family too. So to say that the proverbial road to recovery has been long and really mean is almost an understatement. The past two years have....well, they've sucked for my family. First, we lose my Father In Law, one of the greatest men I've ever known, then my back goes out (I have planters fasciitis in my left foot now because of the back), and not 3 weeks after I was cleared to go back to work, my wife almost dies.
I figure I owed you guys an explanation as to why I've been AWOL, so here it is.
With that being said, here's to us all! Happy New Year, and I'm hoping, praying, begging for a new year filled with blue skies and great hikes for everyone.
"In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks"