An Interesting Ride

On Sunday 16 December 2018 I was rushed to hospital and have been admitted to Palm Bay Community Hospital. I collapsed and had three grandmas seizures and three small after shocks and my floor nurse thinks I may have had a small stroke, Snowie thinks that too. I was given morphine, oxygen and IV Keppra. [...]

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Fair Winds and Following Seas to 41

President George Herbert Walker Bush 12 June 1924 - 30 November 2018 https://youtu.be/9AIAKVst7jw Late last night we lost a quiet, humble and courageous leader. George H. W. Bush the Forty-First President of the United States of America, he was 94 years old; and he now joins his beloved Barbra. President Bush and Barbra were married [...]

Second Visit

I had my second visit with Dr. V on Wednesday. She went over my blood work and it was all good. The lab did rule out Lupus so that is one less diagnosis on my chart! But we traded it for another that goes hand-in-hand with fibromyalgia, Allodynia (pain from touch). We went over my [...]

The Rheumatologist

So I met the rheumatologist today.  She is definitely a good doctor on first impressions, she's Latina, from Puerto Rico; and is pure spitfire!  I'm going for a round of X-Rays, Lab Work, and I need to have a Sleep Study done.  She agrees 100% that I do indeed have Fibro, though Dr. V. is not [...]

The Wait is Nearly Over!

Well, my dear readers I have some encouraging news.  After living in Florida for three years, I finally found a rheumatologist who takes my insurance and is taking new patients!  You'd be surprised how many doctors here are not taking new patients! Monday morning at 9:30 I will be seeing Dr. Magaly Villafradez-Diaz, M.D., in [...]

Calling All Prayer Warriors

Snowie's Aunt Judy, a wonderful woman.  Is battling both Leukemia and Fibromyalgia.   We got a report today that Aunt Judy's white count is dangerously low.  I'm calling on all my readers and subscribers to pause for a moment to pray for Mrs. Judy Dobbins.  It would mean the world to Snowie, myself and the Dobbins [...]

Tropical Storm Gordon

We are currently being impacted by Tropical Storm Gordon. We are on the East edge of the storm, we are in Brevard County,  and will be getting those outer and first inner bands of this storm). Thankfully it will not be a direct hit for us.  Currently, we are overcast with scattered downpours and a [...]

Husband’s Pay Attention

I normally don't share really personal and intimate things with y'all but I feel this one is important to all married couples. I work hard in both my ministry and secular positions. I work hard so my beautiful wife can stay home and raise Conner and make sure his needs are met. Tonight while I [...]

Let’s Educate You

First I'd like to thank my good friend Mr. Jim Dunn for the bulk of the information written here. One of the biggest lies in the world is that if Roe v Wade is overturned it will make abortion illegal. LIE LIE LIE!!! If Roe v Wade is overturned it will send the issue back [...]

Life is Better with a Cat.

“When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction.” - Mark Twain: "An Incident," Who Is Mark Twain? https://youtu.be/j7uTcYvoEbU Snowie and I are so overjoyed and honored to introduce to you Miss Avery Snow Tatro, who is the latest addition to our family. Avery is 10 weeks old and has [...]

An American Rant

For years I was a proud conservative Republican. Today's Republican Party has lost its way and has not done the business of the people. Today’s GOP is not the GOP I grew up with, they are a black stain on our Republic. Approximately one year ago I left the Republican party and registered as an [...]

Racism and Politics…Humans

Note from the management of Padre Tatro's Study: Today I'm going to talk about two maybe three hot button issues. The biggest is mental health. We need mental health reform in this nation, more access to it and better treatment of those who suffer from it. I will also touch on racism and politics in [...]

Rick Scott or Write In

I try not to get over political in my writings. Though I needed to take a few moments to address my fellow Floridians. One of my Florida neighbors asked why I’m supporting Rick Scott for Senate (our current governor). Well to put it plainly Bill Nelson is not a friend of the Amateur Radio Community [...]