Tuesday, April 10, 2018

APPOINTMENT THIS MORNING WITH MY UROLOGIST ABOUT MY PSA NUMBERS

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You would think an early morning 8:10 a.m. appointment would be on time but nope by the time my Urologist, Doctor Bukala saw me it was going on 9 o’clock.  If my appointment was that late first thing in the morning just think of how backed up the poor folks coming after me would be and especially by late afternoon.

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GULLS STANDING ON STIFF WATER

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For the past 5 years or so my PSA numbers have been on a slow but steady rise and after my latest blood test a week ago my numbers have…..gone down.  What, well that was sure a surprise.   Good news for me for sure.  Next PSA blood test will be in early October.

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IT MAY NOT FEEL LIKE SPRING BUT IT’S SLOWLY BEGINNING TO LOOK LIKE SPRING AS WE MAKE OUR WAY TO GODERICH

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LAKE HURON WAS SHOWING HER COLORS TODAY

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STILL SOME ICICLES LEFT

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I BELIEVE THOSE RED BRANCHES TO BE DOGWOODS

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SPRING CLEAN UP ALONG ROTARY COVE BEACH

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NICE TO SEE THIS OLDER FELLA WORKING OUT ON THE BEACH

Following my Clinton Hospital appointment this morning I headed back home, picked up Pheebs, and headed off to Goderich.  The Jeep was needing a good hosing off with last weeks accumulated road salt still hanging on plus I was needing some peanut butter.  Never want to run the risk of running out of peanut butter. 

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RECENTLY ARRIVED IN CANADA THIS IS THE NEW CHINESE BUILT SHIP ALGOMA NIAGARA ON IT’S FIRST VISIT TO GODERICH FOR A LOAD OF SALT

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FIRST THING THAT CAUGHT MY EYE ABOUT THIS FREIGHTER WAS HOW WIDE IT WAS

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LIKE FATHER LIKE SONS

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Today’s sunshine lifted my Spirits a tad and I’m sure a little warmth in the air one of these days will lift them even more.

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THERE ARE TWO DUCKS IN ALL THREE OF THESE PHOTOS

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A motorist caught by a speed camera received notification of a fine in the mail, plus a picture of his vehicle. Duly impressed, he sent back the notification along with a photo of a $100 note to pay the fine.

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Little eight-year-old Nancy was in the garden filling in a hole when her neighbor peered over the fence. Interested in what the youngster was doing, he asked: "What are you doing there, Nancy?"  "My goldfish died," Nancy sobbed. "And I've just buried him."  The obnoxious neighbor laughed and said condescendingly: "That's a really big hole for a little goldfish, don't you think?"  Nancy patted down the last heap of earth with her shovel and replied: "That's because he's inside your cat."

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10 comments:

  1. Great to hear that your PSA is dropping, a good sign.
    The sunshine and slightly warmer weather sure does make one feel real good.
    We hope soon even gets more betterer.

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  2. Yep, the great Canadian medical system. Better than what the Americans have, but faaaaar from perfect. Ruth's father was just given an appointment with a pain specialist... expect to see him within two to three years.

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  3. Good numbers always good news. Love the icy red branches!

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  4. Great news about the PSA, Al!
    I think one of those young fishermen is a fisherwoman (girl). It looks cold but they don't seem to be bundled the way I would be!
    Love the red and white and the way the one duck is camouflaged.

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  5. Glad to read your PSA #s are down...BTW< what kind of fish are caught there this time of year? Any salmon at other times? Walleye and bronze back bass too? You and Pheebs ever go fishing?

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  6. Glad the numbers are better, always a good feeling to know things are improving.

    Those fisher folks don't seem to be as bundled as I would be but then again maybe after the winter weather they've endured it's almost balmy for them.

    I think the new ship looks squatty, not the towering structures of the others in the Algoma line. Probably rides the rough water better, less to catch the winds and I would think a wider base at the water line would help keep it a bit more stable. Glad I'm not going to be riding it.

    That Lake Huron water looks cold and unforgiving. That dark blue colour is so unpleasant and uninviting. I'm looking forward to your summer time pictures of the same waters and the sparkling blue they'll be showing.

    I think you may be right, there was a tinge of green to those roadsides on your drive. Any signs of buds yet?

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  7. When you get bored just remember you live
    In a very beautiful place with so many interesting
    vista's. Your pictures always reveal that ! 😊

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  8. Well that's news that put a smile on my face! Maybe you knocked those little PSAers out into Lake Huron when you slipped and fell. Great news, Al!

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