Re: [gardeners] Tuesday in the garden, last week

M T (
Tue, 6 May 2003 02:05:18 -0700 (PDT)

Wow Penny,
 I am very sorry to hear that! Hope he is coming along well. You are in
our prayers.

Matt in Norfolk, Virginia

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> Date: Mon, 5 May 2003 00:08:17 -0400
> From:
> Subject: Re: [gardeners] Tuesday in the garden, last week
> Well, George and friends, Mother Nature sure sent a warning signal 
> last Tuesday when Jimmie, carrying far too much stuff plus 2 long
> screwdrivers and a steel file up the cellar stairs --  lost his
> confidence. He grabbed for the banister but his hands were too
> full, and so he fell backwards down the whole flight of stairs onto
> the concrete floor. 
> I took him home from the hospital on Friday night. He had CAT scans
> of his head, neck, chest and kidneys, but they only found a mild
> contusion of his lung, and unbelievable arthritis of his entire neck
> --
> and of course, we did know that he had mighty much problems with 
> his spine. But he is in constant pain in the chest and neck, and
> was hallucinating wildly on the first 3 days, so the doctors do not
> dare to give him any proper pain medication. 
> The two of us are worn out. My daughter Terry has been pitching in
> beautifully, but of course she cannot make up for our lost sleep. I
> can only hope that Mother Nature stayed in school long enough to get 
> her Master's in healing.
> Penny, NY

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