Nelson Mandela at his jail window


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Invictus BY WILLIAM ERNEST HENLEY Out of the night that covers me,       Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be       For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance       I…

5 OCT UPDATE- CAT Scan today, Results Monday

I had the CAT scan today and, of course, being Friday, we won't get results until Monday.  Fortunately we already have our appointment with the surgeon so we will be using our time wisely.  Had a serious problem with blood flow the past few…

27 SEP UPDATE- Polyps good, masses bad

We just met with Dr. Al to go over the results from the colonoscopy. The 9 polyps (6 6mm, 2 3.5 mm, 1 3mm) were all benign.  The 2 masses (4cm & 10cm) are both malignant.  He is referring us to a colorectal surgeon, Dr. Az and from there…

24 SEP UPDATE- 2 malignant tumors

 Just had a colonoscopy where they removed 9 polyps  from my colon (not sure of their nature at this point) and there are 2 tumors in there- one the size of a medium Apple and one about the size of a golf ball, both currently thought to be…
pinto beans and jalapenos

J-BAR-H BEANS- The Magical Fruit

J-BAR-H BEANS- The Magical Fruit  For years I have kept my pinto bean recipe in my pocket, and only shared it with a few select people, I even threatened one guy with a gun if it got out.  Now in my old age I feel like I have gotten…

J-BAR-H Employee Manual

Rule #1- Show up on time Rule #2- If you are on time, you are late Rule #3- Move with alacrity, have a fast pace Rule #4- Leave your cell phone in the car Rule #5- I do not care about your self esteem- the food business is a tough business,…
boats on the beach