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Re: update Sam

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] update Sam
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 10:07:42 -0600
  • References: <1166769.1132145194350.JavaMail.root@sniper3> <33248792.1132152747949.JavaMail.root@Sniper29> <33285258.1132152985408.JavaMail.root@Sniper26>

Right hand, thank goodness.

Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center"
<4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2005 9:57 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] update Sam


> This just in from my sister: (though I'm not clear on which hand is
broken -
> he's a southpaw)
>
> broken hand:  Sam tripped & fell last week while on a PT run and probably
> broke it then.  At the end of the week, he had his PT test.  He complained
> that it hurt to try push ups.  His Sgt wouldn't let him go on sick call
and
> refused to postpone the test because Sam hadn't already gone on sick call
> (Catch 22?).  To pass the test, he had to do 42 push ups.  He managed 30.
> He did most of them left handed after the first 10.  The doctor thinks
that
> is probably what caused the most damage.
>
> His Sgt gave him grief for going on sick call.  Sam countered with a
threat
> to file a formal complaint of forcing a soldier to do push ups with a
broken
> hand.  At this time, they're at a standstill.
>
> Iraqi options:  1) Other people in the company will be delayed going to
Iraq
> until February, 2006.  One Sgt is completing a noncom school and one
soldier
> is recovering from a broken foot.  2) Sam could be sent to Kuwait with the
> company.  When they go on to Iraq, he stays in Kuwait to heal.  There is
> talk that they are scheduled for a one month layover in Kuwait, so that
> would be a sensible move.  3)  Sam goes on to Iraq with the company and
does
> radio (dispatch) work and then go into the field when his hand heals.
>
> The 21st is supposed to leave for Iraq around 12/15/05.  Sam's MD appt to
> check out his hand is 12/13/05.  Gee, there's nothing like last minute...
>
> Kitty
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center"
> <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2005 9:53 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Iowans/now crocus/Sam
>
>
> > He says he doesn't know how it happened, simply realized when he
attempted
> > pushups that something was wrong.  He's had other things broken and torn
> > throughout his service.  The only good thing might be less time over
> there.
> > He was nearly killed at least 4 times on his last tour and wouldn't be
> here
> > had it not been for the up-armored humvee.  I have seen the pictures of
> one
> > of the vehicles after the attack; horrible.  But this time around, the
> type
> > of ammunition has increased in power and deadliness and can pierce 5
> inches
> > of steel, so I fear he has much less protection.  I'm sorry to bring up
> > politics, but I really do not believe we should have to hear every night
> on
> > the news, "another 6 US soldiers lost their lives today...."  When will
it
> > be enough?
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2005 6:45 AM
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Iowans/now crocus/Sam
> >
> >
> > > Oh my..... how did he break his hand.... never mind, this is NOT good!
> > >
> > > Donna
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
On
> > > > Behalf Of kmrsy@netzero.net
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 10:51 PM
> > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Iowans/now crocus/Sam
> > > >
> > > > "Isn't once enough?" I'd say so, but he signed up for 5 years right
> out
> > > > of high school. They send him where they want, so this will be his
2nd
> > > > tour. I did just get a message tonight though that he may go only as
> far
> > > > as Kuwait at first, or may not go on schedule at all, but follow. He
> > > > broke his hand. An MP who can't shoot his gun isn't of much value.
But
> > > > he must report to Baghdad when it heals.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Kitty
> > > >
> > > > -- "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > > > Why is Sam going back? Thought he did that already? Isn't once
enough?
> > > >
> > > > Neal going too... oh my, I thought he signed up for 'other
stuff'...or
> > was
> > > > that Justin..
> > > >
> > > > They are all in my prayers, whether I know them or not....
> > > >
> > > > Donna
> > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> On
> > > > > Behalf Of Pam Evans
> > > > > Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 6:48 PM
> > > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Iowans/now crocus/Sam
> > > > >
> > > > > Sam stays in my prayers. We'll be adding Jesse's son Neal to that
> list
> > > > > come
> > > > > March.
> > > > >
> > > > > On 11/15/05, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center <
> > > > > 4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thanks for your thoughts for Sam. The check arrived today. There
> was
> > > > no
> > > > > > hurry on it. Your subscription won't start until the Jan 06
issue.
> > > > They
> > > > > > said they will send me a message when they go out. When I see it
> > I'll
> > > > > give
> > > > > > you and Rich a heads up to watch for it.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Kitty
> > > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > > From: "Judy Browning" <judylee@lewiston.com>
> > > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > > Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 12:55 PM
> > > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Iowans/now crocus/Sam
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > Kitty,
> > > > > > > Oh my, wish that mess was over. It's so dangerous. I think in
> the
> > > > long
> > > > > > run
> > > > > > > some good will come of it, for individuals at least, but right
> now
> > > > it
> > > > > > just
> > > > > > > makes me want to cry. I'll keep Sam in my prayers.
> > > > > > > BTW, you should be getting a check for that subscription any
day
> > > > now.
> > > > > > > Finally got it in the mail this week.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > > > From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center"
> > > > > > > <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
> > > > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > > > Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 7:30 AM
> > > > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Iowans- you ok?
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > No, I've never collected the saffron. I planted these about
16
> > > > years
> > > > > > ago
> > > > > > > > and though they had died out long ago - they're in a
terrible
> > > > spot.
> > > > > > They
> > > > > > > > made me smile though. One year when my nephew was in first
> > grade,
> > > > > his
> > > > > > > > class
> > > > > > > > was "studying" flowers. He came over and got some samples
from
> > my
> > > > > yard
> > > > > > to
> > > > > > > > take to school. The teacher was amazed. She'd never heard of
a
> > > > > > > > fall-blooming crocus. Of course, this made Sam feel very
> > > > important.
> > > > > > > > Sam will be home for Thanksgiving, then off to Baghdad for a
> > > > second
> > > > > > > > year-long tour. I'm more fearful for him this time around.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Kitty
> > > > > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > > > > From: "Judy Browning" <judylee@lewiston.com>
> > > > > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > > > > Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 2:17 AM
> > > > > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Iowans- you ok?
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >> I had a great show with Saffron crocus here,too. Do you
ever
> > > > > harvest
> > > > > > the
> > > > > > > >> saffron, Kitty? I had a few bloom last year and picked the
> > > > stamens,
> > > > > > but
> > > > > > > >> by
> > > > > > > >> the time I decided to make saffron rice, I had misplaced
> > > > them.They
> > > > > > never
> > > > > > > > did
> > > > > > > >> show up. Too busy this year, maybe next year. Judy B
> > > > > > > >> ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > > > >> From: "kmrsy" <kmrsy@netzero.net>
> > > > > > > >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > > > >> Sent: Monday, November 14, 2005 5:43 PM
> > > > > > > >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Iowans- you ok?
> > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >> > My Saffron Crocus just finished blooming; also some
called
> > 'The
> > > > > > > > Conqueror'
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> > Kitty
> > > > > > > >> > neIN, Z5
> > > > > > > >> > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > > > >> > From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> > > > > > > >> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > > > >> > Sent: Monday, November 14, 2005 7:57 PM
> > > > > > > >> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Iowans- you ok?
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> >
> > > > > > > >> >> No. Got maybe 1/8 of an inch this morning. Not enough to
> get
> > > > the
> > > > > > > > pavement
> > > > > > > >> >> wet. No rain in the ten-day forecast either, but a blue
> > > > norther
> > > > > is
> > > > > > > > coming
> > > > > > > >> > in
> > > > > > > >> >> tomorrow. So that will kill any tender stuff and leave
me
> > less
> > > > > > things
> > > > > > > > to
> > > > > > > >> >> water.
> > > > > > > >> >> Had a crocus blooming today, a spring crocus. That's how
> > > > whacked
> > > > > > out
> > > > > > > > our
> > > > > > > >> >> weather is this year.
> > > > > > > >> >>
> > > > > > > >> >>
> > > > > > > >> >> On 11/14/05, Cersgarden@aol.com <Cersgarden@aol.com>
> wrote:
> > > > > > > >> >> >
> > > > > > > >> >> > In a message dated 11/13/05 1:49:30 PM,
> > > > gardenqueen@gmail.com
> > > > > > > >> >> > writes:
> > > > > > > >> >> >
> > > > > > > >> >> >
> > > > > > > >> >> > > Glad all is well Ceres. Happy to hear from you.
> > > > > > > >> >> > >
> > > > > > > >> >> >
> > > > > > > >> >> > Pam, thanks to you also. Hope you get some moisture
> > relief!
> > > > > > > >> >> > Ceres
> > > > > > > >> >> >
> > > > > > > >> >>
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