While our power was out for two weeks, I kept a journal. I'm working on getting it online for anyone who is interested. You can find it here. Dig the chin whiskers on that icy dog.
Fluid accumulation in the abdominal cavity (around the organs) is called "ascites". The old-timey name for it was "dropsy". Right-sided heart failure can certainly cause it. There are other things that can cause it, as well. Cancerous growths in the abdomen can secrete fluid. The first sign of my mother's ovarian cancer was the fluid […]
At 2:45 PM today the power came back on. It was like Star Trek, when Scotty gets the engines back on line. Lots of stuff to do, but we'll be open for real tomorrow. I'm still not shaving until the power comes back on at home (another 7 to 14 days). Man do I look […]