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8 10, 2015

Reflections of an amazing day

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I'm so proud of myself! I finally figured out how to download pictures from my Android smart phone to my laptop. It's no secret that I'm tech challenged. And it isn't about age: old timer, good friend and fellow myeloma survivor, Gary Petersen, gave me a tutorial at a patient dinner meeting on Tuesday. Check

3 10, 2015

A bit of late night fun…

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I started working on a serious, elaborate post for Saturday this evening after a long day of walking, shopping and overeating at a classic Wisconsin Friday night fish fry. I even ate my french fries! Needless to say, I don't have time to finish. It's late, and we're up early tomorrow to get the tailgate

6 04, 2015


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It was difficult to get anything done today; our Wisconsin Badgers are playing Duke tonight for the National Championship. As regular readers know, Pattie and I are University of Wisconsin grads.  After knocking off undefeated Kentucky Saturday night, we almost booked plane tickets to Indianapolis to see the game.  But we're heading up to Boston

2 01, 2012

Big Rose Bowl Showdown Today!

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Since Pattie and I are both University of Wisconsin grads, we are especially excited about today's Rose Bowl game. For the second year in a row, our UW Badgers are Big Ten football champions and playing in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.  Last year they lost to second ranked TCU.  This year Wisconsin plays

26 04, 2011

Reflections From Our Easter Weekend Trip Back To The Midwest – With A Brief Medical Update Following My “Off Week”

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The definition of a FAN: Someone who flies from Tampa--where the temperature is 85 degrees and the sun is shining brightly, to Madison, Wisconsin, where it is raining and 41 degrees--just to see the University of Wisconsin play their spring football game.I mean--the game isn’t even really a game, its a scrimmage.  But that’s what

11 02, 2011

Stem Cell Research Update

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Here is a fascinating summary of stem cell research over the past few years.  Looks like researchers are slowly making progress:Stem cells ride research roller coasterBy Dan Vergano, USA TODAY Like roller coaster rides? Strap yourself in — stem cells may be your scientific ticket.  Human bone marrow cells were coaxed to become pluripotent, all-purpose