Shirley Bassey — Goldfinger, live at the Royal Albert Hall, 1973.
What’s on your mind?
hey newton — how ya been?
That song reminds me of high school. We had to do tumbling routines to it in gym class. It brings of the memory of smelly girls who never washed their gym clothes. ever.
I’m ok, thank you. I have been busy, busy, busy. It is figuratively raining family these days.
So, update on the leg and the walking and such, please.
hey senator — how’s sac tonight?
Sac is still Sac. What can I say?! How are you?
pt lady came today instead of tomorrow — she had a cancellation today and called and asked if she could switch. she said i was walking about 80% better than i was when she saw me on friday and estimated my weight bearing as 60%.
she then discharged me from home pt. said i can’t drive until i am able to bear full weight on that leg (she used the old jamming on the brakes line)
i’ve enjoyed her visits and will miss her. she really helped me with mobility issues around the house
Aloha, Suz and lln pups…!
That sounds very good. Whew.
aloha tut — how’s paradise tonight?
Sounds like great progress, Suz, tho sad to see your pt lady go…!
yeah. i’m going to miss her and mr b at the fracture clinic. dr t himself wants me seen at the orthopedic clinic in clackamas from now on. mr b is a wonderful PA with a very calm, compassionate, and gentle way about him.
Another good step on the road to freedom! Congrats, Suz. It’s wonderful to hear how fast your progress is coming along. Very encouraging.
Hello and goodnight! Great news Suzanne. I am sending all good wishes for a speedy recovery. Crazy here.
diamonds are forever
hey dearie — i’ve been working hard at it all weekend — i really want to be able to drive and was hoping she was going tos ay i was good enough today — sigh
how’s your beach tonight?
hey ce — how’s cleveland tonight?
Warm and wonderful at the beach today….sunshine, too. And I had work, and I do love making money while serving people’s needs.
How do you get to PT if you can’t drive? When does PT lady think you’ll be able to drive? Next step to freedom!
Totally off track, but have you all been following TBogg’s adventures with George Tierney Jr of Greenville? We are so lucky to have some of the best writers and most intelligent and downright funny commenters at FDL. Love us!
Classic title track. And to think Shirley didn’t like it at first.
I don’t know if you could have been better treated by all your providers up there, but it could have apparently been worse.
Here’s hoping your continued experience with H/C PacNor is great.
i’ve got a pt appt on the 5th and jen can drive me if i am not driving just as she drove me to dr t’s last week and how steph drove me to all those facture clinic appts.
pt lady said that i’m still to use two crutches or the walker — i’m not ready for just one crutch yet dammit. she wants me off the walker and using only crutches by the pt apt. i’m wait listed high priority for a pt apt next week but what with monday being memorial day, they are squeezing 5 days worth of pt patients into 4 days
You mean George Tierney Jr of Greenville, South Carolina?
george tierney jr of greenville didn’t know who he was trying to fuck with. its been a forking HOOT.. so good to see the bogg at his best :)
hey psalongo — welcome to late late night! how ya doing tonight?
Evening peeps. Too tired to get to sleep. Also too warm – going to have to pull the extra blankets off the bed.
Went to yoga tonight. When the instructor asks for special requests, I keep asking for “King Pigeon”. She keeps giving me dirty looks, but we do it anyway. It’ll be a while before I can really do it – it’s brutal on the hips and knees.
You know, even if they can’t fit you in for PT next week, that’s not bad….more time to continue working on weight bearing …. it’ll all work out, and it sounds like you are doing great. And, wow, you were so terrific at enduring the months in the hospital bed….and with good spirit. Yay, Suz!
i have been amazed at how well i have been treated and cared for up here. i’m waiting for the paperwork from norcal kaiser — the conversion application — so i can convert to an individual pnw kaiser plan. they really have treated me good!
See if this works:
King Pigeon Image
hey dave — i hate it when its too warm to sleep. how’s southern colorado tonight?
Hey Suz. Excellent to hear your pt situation is good.
Synchronicity! Been on a Bond jag here — came upon a bunch of vhs tapes and I’m working my way through ‘em before they go to Goodwill.
i’m still in the forking hospital bed. jen said i am to use it until i move out — its easier for me to get up the stairs now that i can bear wight on the leg but i’m supposed to avoid them as much as possible. since all the bedrooms are upstairs…
Perfect weather, if a few degrees warm. No rain in a while, the ground has gone into its talcum powder phase.
Lovely crescent moon with Venus tonight. Would have been worth a picture if I had a suitable camera. Alas, my camera is crap.
OUCH that hurt just to look at
Trailer for the new Bond film is out, but it doesn’t show much. Movie #23.
I’m not there yet. Can’t do the arms over the head, just reach around with one arm and steady myself with the other. I need to swing the front leg further up to provide better balance to free up the other arm.
sunny! how ya doing tonight? wasn’t it tbs (?) that used to do bond movie marathons in late spring… either around memorial day or early june? seem to have a recollection of it but can’t remember the details…
Been wondering if there is a George Tierney Sr of Greenville, SC.
been rainy here since the clouds came in sunday (totally spoiling any planned solar exclipse viewing) — highs in only the 50′s instead of the 70′s… bundled up when i go outside — that wind is sharp
Hi Suz, llners. good to hear the p/t report, Suz. You are Making Progress.
That poor guy, bless his heart, George Tierney of Greenville, SC has really met his match, and apparently we have other friends in the blogosphere who have decided to help the cause of his miserableness.
It has been some entertainment, I had to LOL for reals last night reading tblog.
But now it’s ‘just a bed’! And I don’t much care for stairs anyway. Bought my house because it was one story and I knew I was getting older….and I’ve always had creaky knees. I’ll bet you’ll look for a garden apartment in whatever area you choose…..and you’ll love it.
hey bg — how’s nm tonight. my 4 day visit has been 4 months so far…
moonraker – iirc bassey is the only artist to do songs for 3 different bond films
That’s some serious flexibility, 4c…! ;-)
I know that some ‘sensitive’ souls wander onto the tblogg by accident and get the vapors, but I think he’s fabulous…..and I often actually find myself laughing out loud…for realz! Great and irreverent commenters….so wry and intelligent and clever. Much fun. And George Tierney Jr. of Greenville, South Carolina deserves every bit of ribbing (which he doesn’t get anyway) for the crude and unacceptable things he said via Twitter to Sandra Fluke.
OK, for the record, that wasn’t me! Also, I’m not female. Still, that’s the pose.
Oh Hi, Sunny!
Apparently there is indeed a George Tierney Sr of Greenville, South Carolina, and I am led to believe that he is paying a steep price for having a shit of a son: one George Tierney Jr of Greenville, South Carolina.
bond 23 trailer
OK, I give up. Going to try to sleep again. Goodnight, all.
Gosh, I had to go back to tbogg and find the latest iteration of the miserableness of GT. If I find myself feeling sorry for him, I will just recall that he has not apologized to Sandra Fluke, and I will strengthen my resolve and carry the torch again, though the load be heavy and I, weary.
Hey Suz glad to read your hobbling on well. At this moment the very tips of the mountains are a golden glow, but for a few minutes.
Your second sentence is truly a work of art and beauty. Thanks for it!
hey homeroid — how ya doing tonight? one of these days i’m gonna make it up there and see those late night sunsets
Ahh, that Midnight Sun, eh…! ;-)
I am watching the last few feet of tippity top unglow as i type.
i love it when there is that pink glow at the top of mts as the snow reflects the sunset….
Thank you! It is a fine inspiration, the tbogg vs: George Tierney of Greenville, South Carolina.
Woops, that is to Dearie.
am starting to fade pups. pt lady worked me and this afternoon i went to the post office — my first solo outing while jen and julsie waited in the car. the day has caught up with me
thanks for letting me hang out iwth ya tonight.
After driving nites for much of the winter. This long day stuff really caught me of kilter. But i love it.
Nighters, Suz, have a good day tomorrow, don’t do too much.
Nite Suz. Guess the fading sun is catchy.
Suz, I don’t watch much tv any more and don’t miss it. Irks me to pay big bucks for cable in order to be bombarded by propaganda and commercials.
For a while I was working up a serious C-SPAN addiction. Now I just use an antenna, which gets me pbs and a couple of network channels.
Nite suz.. It’s good to hear you’re making progress. Take very good care.
Different Strokes For Different Folks…..KowaBunga, Shiley!
Well done, Lady. Keep up the optimism and don’t do too much. Such a temptation. You’ve had quite a trip, as they say. Take good care.
hey easyrider — thanks
hey revbev — a trip indeed — and one with more than just one meaning to trip :) tis good to be making progress instead of being on hold for 12 plus weeks waiting for the ok to start making progress. thanks so very much for all your encouragement
Sorry I didn’t get back to ya last night. I must’ve passed out.
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