Posts tagged emergency

Thanksgiving dinner tales from the sink

   November 23, 2012 9:02 am    0

Turkey breast $15, potatoes from the CSA — cheap, emergency bill for the plumber who works on Thanksgiving Day to clean the dirt and peels out of the clogged sink drain — priceless. Over the years, we’ve survived family holidays where someone forgot to turn the oven on, the refrigerator blew and other minor but…

 

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Modern family — bonding in the ER

   November 30, 2011 8:01 am    4

It was a long night. A knock on the bedroom door at 2:20 a.m. announced that my youngest son, Ryan, 19, had a dislocated shoulder. He’s had this before. Many times. But shoulder surgery four years ago all but eliminated the dislocations. We headed to the UPMC Hamot ER where docs all but instantly put…

 

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