My Achilles tendon is much better. I was weaning myself off the crutches Friday. Today I am sore, but so much better. I still have the ankle brace on; the cripple part is gone. The emotional part of the injury was much worse than the physical part. It was the first time I had ever used crutches even though I had had some bad sprains over the years. With the sprains it was a matter of moving slower and deliberately. With the Achilles injury it has been a matter of getting around at all or not and a dependence on crutches. It was about 10 days. I heal fast, but I need to remember better.
Another Tranksgiving Holiday has come and gone. No travel this year over the holidays as we normally do. Interesting travel is being planned. We decided NOT to participate in The Macy's Day Parade this year. We had some small regret perhaps, but we marched in the parade two years in a row. We are convinced there would NOT be sufficient novelty in the third year. We invited Vlad over for a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner, roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, tossed salad, sweet corn, cranberries and pumpkin pie for dessert. Angie was trying to make her deadline in creating subtitles for some Netflix shows. I made dinner, no issues at all. A pic shows a symptom of excess. The small roaster pan was my grandmother's. The large one was the one I just bought. A modern turkey won't fit in the old one... maybe a cornish game hen or a chicken will, but you would be hard pressed to find a turkey as small as what was available 50 or 70 years ago. Turkeys are larger. According t