I'd like to add my wishes for a smooth and speedy recovery!
On Sat, Jan 30, 2021 at 3:37 PM Arianne <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> I have added prayers for Hiroko to those I already do for HAL. What a
> wonderful couple Arianne laidlaw
> On Sun, Jan 24, 2021 at 8:18 AM Wolfgang Hochbruck <
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> > ...i guess the fact that she posted this on facebook allows for
> > redistribution here: at least Hiroko hasn't lost her sense of humor -
> > (Hal’s Update: Hiroko fights back with a gratitude list)
> > 1. No spinal cord injury
> > 2. No known bone fractures
> > 3. Hal didn’t bite his tongue
> > 4. All the heirloom rings were NOT stolen
> > 5. Hal kept calling my name until he became unresponsive. No other
> > woman’s name was mentioned
> > 6. A possibility of personality change may not be all that bad if it
> > means taking off the rough edges
> > 7. We have yet another opportunity to be in solidarity together.
> > 8. I might have an opportunity to beat him in chess
> > 9. Maybe he might be less sensitive to light and sound so that I might
> > not have to tiptoe around him.
> > 10. I won’t feel as inferior with my short term memory loss.
> > 11. We have gazillions of friends supporting us.
> > 12. Hal got to have a private room in a brand new hospital.
> > 13. SLU has the reputation of being No1 in brain trauma.
> > 14. I am cared by the Leiboviches lovely home only few minutes away
> > from the hospital.
> > 15. His vital signs are stable and in particular BP has been in normal
> > range for my past 2 visits. This is special bc he didn’t receive any
> > medication for it.
> > 16. Hal is negative with COVID-19
> > 17. All of the staff at the hospital have been inoculated with the new
> > vaccine.
> > 18. The English Department of SLU professors responded so
> > compassionately and empoweringly.
> > And now I am beginning to appreciate the the safety net of this grace
> > and mercy that surround me.... Thank you all and I choose to give
> > credit to the phenomenon of love network as a modern day miracle
> > God—power definitely far greater than myself
> > On Sun, 24 Jan 2021 02:30:19 +0000
> > Steve Courtney <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >I'll join Pete Messent in wishing a speedy and safe recovery to Hal
> > >Bush, our partner in the editing of the Twain-Twichell letters, a
> > >frequent contributor to this group, and someone I always enjoy
> > >corresponding and conversing with.
> > >
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> Arianne Laidlaw A '58
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