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Last Call

Scheduled weeks to play Sept 9, 16, 23.  Monday and Tuesday preferably Monday.  Foursomes will be notified on Friday preceding and one person of the foursome will have the responsibility for getting a court and providing balls. All communication will … Continue reading

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Elder’s Planning Committee Happy Hour

The Elder’s planning committee met a P.J. Skidoos last night and accomplished more than you can possibly imagine. Ideas were flowing at a unbelievable pace as was the alcohol. Really great to see Layth (General Muneer) and his son who … Continue reading

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Graduation 8/5/2013

Marlene and I are at Georgetown Medstar Hospital ready for Treatment 25 of 25. But wait, Tiffany just told us that the Trillogy machine is down and we would know soon how long to wait. Good news first patient just called … Continue reading

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Commencement – Aug 5, 2013

OK… Treatment 25 is tomorrow and Marlene is going to join me.  Elder has invited friends and relatives but most have declined for reasons the Elder does not understand. Since this is the last day, Elder has prepared a movie … Continue reading

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Graduation – 8/5/2013

Elder sent some questions to Nurse Tom today: Do we need to wear something special to graduation on Monday and  can we invite my friends and relatives? On a more serious note, how do we find out the medical costs … Continue reading

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Treatment Schedule – Final Week

Completed Treatment No. 21 of 25 this morning? Tuesdays are Dr. Collins and Nurse Thomas’ day and while they continue to question me regarding side effects, we have to answer each question in the negative. The experience at Georgetown Medstar … Continue reading

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PSA History

So, every Tuesday we get a chance to see Dr. after Radiation Treatment. We learned the PSA (A protein made specifically by the prostate gland — Prostate Specific Antigen. It is measured by a blood test, and is used for … Continue reading

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Lotto League 2013 – Round 3

Through no help from our No. 1 players who shall remain nameless since they got “spanked” at 2-6, 3-6, Bill Ertumen and Dick Schmitt beat their opponents 7-5, 7-5.  And to wrap it up Rick Dumas and Rolf Ness played … Continue reading

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13 Down and 12 to Go

Passed the halfway point today with the Radiation Treatments. Since we are starting this log about midway through the Treatment Process, it may be useful to view the patient history.

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Building the Foundation

Using Word Press to develop a foundation for the revised Mike Hammer site and blog.

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