Eric’s Ankle – 3 Week Checkup

Eric had a 3 week follow up appointment for his ankle surgery. All the bandages came off and the incision looked fine. He can begin weight-bearing exercise at PT and home. He will still be riding the scooter between classes in school for one more month. He can removed the boot while resting as he […]

Eric’s Ankle Surgery

It was a long day. Eric was in surgery for 3 hours and ten minutes. Ed had two screws installed that will dissolve in 2 years. The screws anchored stitches which secure his ligaments to his ankle bones. The orthopedist thinks she took care of all the issues in that ankle. 3-4 weeks on […]

Fishing From Kayaks

Friday we went fishing at Moshier Reservoir – just off of Stillwater. It was wicked hot (high 80s). K & I fished from a canoe. Eric & his buddy Austin fished from borrowed kayaks. We used worms and caught mainly small bass. Austin caught 17, K got 15, Eric ‘only’ got 5 but one of […]

Eric, Summer Basketball and the Recurring Ankle

Eric recovered from his tonsil surgery hoping to join in the HP soccer and basketball teams for the remainder of the summer. Unfortunately, he has continued to experience issues with his right ankle. In the past year Eric has had 5 or 6 ankle sprains to the same joint and undergone two sessions of physical […]

Eric’s Tonsils

Eric finished up his Freshman year with various end-of-school get-togethers, including one he had here. On Tuesday he had his tonsils removed. He had some minor issues, so we didn’t get discharged when we anticipated. One issue was nausea, probably from the anesthesia and pain medication. The other issue was his uvula was so swollen […]

King of the Mountain AAU Tournament

Eric played in what was likely his last 2018 AAU tournament with his Mohawk Valley Elite team. They lost a close game to a much large Coast-to-Coast team, won their 2nd game by ~30 points and lost their final game to the Connecticut Titans by 30 points. Eric played well; mainly playing good defense, passing […]

Our House

Eric has been taking lots of pictures to enhance his final project (and grade) for his digital photography class; flowers, ponds, streams, woodpile, etc. He took this picture from our pasture looking at the backside of our house and garage.

Mohawk Valley Elite Spring Tournament

Eric and his Mohawk Valley Elite AAU team played four games in a one day tournament on Saturday hosted at Accelerate Sports Complex. The team started off the season with a record of 1-8 and finished the last nine games 7-2 in tournament play. Eric played mainly as a wing. His strength was the ability […]

AAU Hoopfest @ Mohonasen

Eric played in single day AAU tournament held at Mohonasen on Saturday. They won their 1st two games by margins of 4 and 20 points earning their way to the championship game by virtual of point differential (1 point). Eric had his usual performance, not scoring much but setting picks, rebounding and playing defense on […]

Ice Out

Kathryn and I took a walk through the woods, but found 6″ of snow in several places. The ice cleared off of two of our ponds, but not this one.

With the help of the dogs we chased the Canada Geese off one of our ponds and then located our evergreen trees in the […]