Scoliosis Surgery Day

Surgery Day Part 1

I was awoken from my bed at 4:00 am on Saturday, July 12th, 1997, for my scoliosis surgery. The drive to the hospital was nearly 2.5 hours with surgery check-in at 7 am. My mother and father drove me to the surgery center while I resumed sleeping in the camper shell of our truck. When … Continue reading Surgery Day Part 1

Not quite a solo Journey, but more of an Expedition

I’m not sure who Walter Mitty is (Edit: Oh! He’s a fictional character in “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” by James Thurber), but I thought the above quote fit nicely into setting the overall character here, for the experiences to come. This has not been a solo voyage by any means, oh no, quite … Continue reading Not quite a solo Journey, but more of an Expedition