Brrrr! Cold . . .

Another Monday at work. I finished working on the one machine using a new shielded cable that I picked up over the weekend. And I also finished adding the First Class rates to the Shipping program

Now it’s just a matter of prettying it up and then start testing it, trying to break it by entering unexpected or weird values, like ‘aa’ for the package weight, or ‘1sf43’ for the Zip Code.

Tomorrow morning, at 10:15, I have my first session of PDT (Photodynamic Therapy) at the Dermatologist office. Back in September I found out that the patchy, scaliness on my head was not eczema or psoriasis, but actually actinic keratosis, a pre-cursor for Squamous Cell Carcinomas.

And long-time readers will remember that back in July 2014 I had a Squamous Cell Cancer removed from my head while we were up in Elkhart, IN. So it fits, I guess. So now I’ll have the PDT procedure to head off any further complications.

They’ll coat my head with a chemical in the form of a liquid or cream, let it dry for 30 to 60 minutes, and then expose the area to a special wavelength blue light. The pre-cancerous areas absorb the chemical more than the non-cancerous areas, and when the light is used, the chemical activates and burns the selected areas out, leaving me with a somewhat severe sunburn for a few days.

So if my head doesn’t catch fire, I will have to wear sunscreen and a hat (which I already do) for a few weeks. Then in another month, I’ll have to do it again. And hopefully that will be the end of it.

At least this time I shouldn’t end up with another big divot in my head like I did when the Squamous Cell Cancer was removed. At least I hope not.

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Assuming I survive the procedure, and it’s not after 2:30, we’ll have brunch/lunch at the new Snooze- An AM Eatery

Brandi, et. al, have started planning the upcoming Thanksgiving meal. Plus Jan will be Landon-sitting most of next week, with Landon out of school.

Brandi’s going to take him to work with her on Monday, then I’ll take Jan up there Monday night and drop her off to look after Landon until Thursday when I go back up for Thanksgiving dinner and then bring her home.

So it’ll be just me and Karma again.

It’s going to be Brrrr! Cold here for the next couple of days, at least for the Houston area.  We’re looking at 37° tonight (Monday)  with a high of 47 tomorrow and then down to 34 Tuesday and 32° Wednesday night.

So I’m really glad our new Lasko heater is working out, plus our old Lasko is still hanging in there, maybe because it heard I was getting ready to rip it apart if it didn’t start working.

Thought for the Day: 

“The trouble ain’t that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain’t distributed right.” – Mark Twain


2 Responses to Brrrr! Cold . . .

  1. Albert Panzer says:

    Were did you find the Lasko heater? I looked it up on Amazon and they did not have any Lasko heaters for $47.00.

    • gregwhite says:


      I thought I mentioned in the blog. It was on special at the new Costco in our area.

      It was normally $59 but was $12 off from Nov. 6th to the 15th.

      Hope this helps.

      Thanks for reading our blog. We appreciate the comment.


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