May 2006

The Hose

May 31, 2006 General

The Turkey is on the two-year plan with respect to colonoscopies, due to a chronic condition called polyposis. So, it was with the usual delight that I retrieved my telephone messages one day last week and heard a reminder from my colorectal surgeon’s office that told me it was time to schedule this year’s fun encounter with the six-foot hose. Be that as it may, this is not a rant about the joys of this invasive procedure. Instead, it is another installment in my ongoing series of bloviations about the health care morass.

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Not a Problem

May 31, 2006 General

Who starts these things? Instead of “happy to be of service” or “my pleasure,” we are now subjected to the negative angle, “not a problem.”

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PSU-Michigan Will Air in Priiiiiiiime-Time

May 23, 2006 Penn State Football

Michigan’s first visit to Penn State since 2001 will be played in primetime, marking the first time the Big Ten rivals have played each other at night. ABC will nationally televise the Saturday, Oct. 14 clash at 8 p.m. ET from Beaver Stadium.

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The Turkey Finds a Doc, But…

May 20, 2006 General

As promised, this is a follow-up to my previous posts about the arduous process of finding a new doctor. I have found one and I had my first appointment with him. As I expected, there are good things and not-so-good things.

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