Tag Archives: Doctors

I Lived To See Another Day!


Well, it’s true! I had my 4th surgery in a two-year span, on February 14th. Medical mumbo-jumbo aside, I had another plate and screws put alongside my spinal column and am now in the process of recovering.  I had VERY … Continue reading

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“A Floral Fantasy, Part II”


I had spinal surgery Thursday, the 14th, which put me even further behind here…  I spent a week or so before the operation, cooking and freezing meals, stocking up on stuff around here.  Nearly one full day was spent satisfying … Continue reading

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Attending the 28th Annual Cathedral Flower Festival


With Summer, even Spring feeling a million miles away, it was real pleasure to partake in the annual Cathedral Flower Festival. And an even greater joy to derive such positive stimulus just a few days after receiving not so good … Continue reading

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Coffe & Art


Coffee cups are just coffee cups, or ARE they?  Recently as I am creating, the thought DOES go through my mind, “How is this going to look on a coffee cup?”  I realize THAT may be the backwards way of … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas…


Christmas Tree Stretched Canvas Print by dbuckman This tree has special meaning to me.  I  planted it  in the back yard,  the year my daughter was born.  I was fortunate to watch BOTH of them grow and mature, until a … Continue reading

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House Calls


Following my most recent surgery, what the bills refer to as: “Allografts, morselized and placement of osteopromotive material and accompanying spinal arthrodesis.  Anterior interbody, including disc space seperation, disectomy,  Anterior instrumentation 2 to 3 vertebral segments.  Autograft including harvesting of the graft and bone marrow … Continue reading

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A Somewhat Lengthy Health Update With a Little Art Mixed In


No matter how the medical profession tries, and no matter how well intended your friends or neighbors,  preparing for ANY major surgery can be terrifying.  Regardless of how “routine” the procedure may be made to sound.  Hearing from the doctors, “We … Continue reading

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Coffee Makers and People


This writing is not about marketing my recent art work, or reminding people of upcoming holidays.  Instead, it’s an expression of my gratitude for the people in my life…. About a week and a half ago I had shoulder surgery on my right side.  … Continue reading

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I Am Alive… Really!


As tempted as I am to write volumes regarding my experiences in the last few weeks I think it best to abbreviate things by just saying that my surgery which finally took place last Friday went very well according to my surgeon. … Continue reading

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Meet Elmer = What I Have Been Doing For Therapy


What I’ve been doing for mental Therapy… I have been away from the Internet for a while.  The computer crashed and was in the shop again for several weeks.  Thank you Geek Squad for a job well done (so far).  … Continue reading

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June 19th, 2008


THIS letter is a another from the archives.  The computer is crashed and I’m conducting business from the iphone & library…  The letter followed my experience and home time after my burst intestine… I am STILL at a disability with no computer AND some other depressing … Continue reading

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All Roads Lead Home


Homeward Bound Inspired by the several million miles under my belt…. All Roads Lead Home We’ve all been on those traffic jammed highways, in bumper to bumper traffic. Congestion in front of us, behind us, above and below us! Yet, … Continue reading

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There Are Places


River Crossing Speaking for myself. There have been places I have passed, which I stored away in memory or the day planner or even the note pad I kept in the jump seat; “I’d like to go back there, and simply walk. I’d … Continue reading

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Chicago Bridge


Chicago Bridge by dbuckman Regardless of where I’ve been, a Spring rain seems to cleanse everything.  The streets, the sidewalks AND the spirit.  The piece could have been inspired by any spring rain, in any city in the world.  However, … Continue reading

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Chicago Digital


Chicago Digital City Skyline On August 12, 1833, the Town of Chicago was incorporated with a population of 350. The first boundaries of the new town were Kinzie, Desplaines, Madison, and State Streets, which included an area of about three-eighths of … Continue reading

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