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  1. nurktwin

    Sad News

    Hi everyone. I've been having trouble since January with ulcers in my mouth and all tests were made on a lump in my neck. 6 biopsy's were taken and they all came back non-cancerous. They ignored testing the ulcers in my mouth, so we went to Cleveland Clinic. Called on a Monday morn and saw the head Dr for head & neck the same Wednesday. From 8am til noon they did blood tests, CT scans of head and neck with IV Con and scan chest and 2 biopsy's from the ulcers on the tongue. Dr said just by looking inside my mouth he was about 100% sure it was cancer. He called me Saturday night with the biopsy report and it is cancer. I've gone to Cleveland a few times in the past 2 weeks for more tests and nothing has changed. I have another test Friday morning for my legs. The operation will be July 25th at 5:30am at the Cleveland Clinic. The operation will take from 8 - 12 hours and require at least 2 surgeons. Surgeon #1 will remove 20% of tongue with cancerous ulcers, part of jaw bone, cut under jaw and remove all lymph nodes and tumor. Surgeon #2 will remove skin and veins from inside wrist to patch inside mouth with thin skin AFTER everything is completed. BUT 1st he has to remove skin and bone from leg, bone to replace jaw bone and thick leg skin to replace inside wrist skin, cuz that won't stretch and heal. Dr's are saying it's stage 4 cancer, but I don't feel any different, I'm ready for a concert. Well, I tried to explain the best I can. I'll be around here til next Wednesday til I leave for Cleveland. IF everything goes well I could be home in 8 days, if it goes bad 14 days. If it goes worse, thanks to all of you for the great times we've spent together. LUV you all..............Nurktwin
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    Steve Ferrone

    Steve tries out new Sabian HHX cymbals.
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    Classic Rock Video of the Day II

    10/6/19 The Beatles "Let It Be" sessions
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    Classic Rock Video of the Day II

    10/5/19 Jeff Lynne's ELO Interview & new song I pre-ordered the new LP last night, will be released Nov. 1, 2019.
  5. nurktwin

    Sad News

    4 weeks down, 2 to go. I still feel fine with no side effects so far. I'll be home til Sunday afternoon, see ya soon..................Nurk.
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    Classic Rock Video of the Day II

    10/4/19 The Cars
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    Classic Rock Video of the Day II

    9/29/19 BONUS TPATH
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    Classic Rock Video of the Day II

    9/29/19 The Cars
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    Sad News

    Yeah, I have it into a USB 3 port and using software that came with blu-ray player. PC recognizes the player. I took the player out and will return it tomorrow before I go to Cleveland. I'll have to try something different next weekend.
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    Sad News

    Tom, my blu-ray is not working. I just bought a new ASUS "BW-16D1X-U" and hooked it up this morning. It won't play CD's, DVD's or Blu-Ray's. Any idea's?
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    Sad News

    3 weeks down, 3 to go. I still feel fine and am feeling no side effects so far!
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    Sad News

    Home for the weekend, got my Beatles Abbey Road yesterday!
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    Classic Rock Video of the Day II

    9/28/19 TPATH https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FO8PFRvXoRY
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    Classic Rock Video of the Day II

    9/21/19 The Kinks
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    Classic Rock Video of the Day II

    9/16/19 George Harrison a few short clips of interviews and then NEW LYRICS (back then) to "Here Comes The Sun" dedicated to Formula One race driver Emerson Fittipaldi. Posting a day early cuz I'm leaving for Cleveland in an hour and a half and probably won't be online til Friday. Online is available and so are PC's, but after trying last week, it seems that anyone can follow your trail!!!!!!! I'm not a fan of that and will most likely stay off the net til I get back home next Friday. Til then, take it easy and I'll see you next weekend...............Nurktwin.
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    Classic Rock Video of the Day II

    9/15/19 Pink Floyd
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    Sad News

    ^ Good idea, I never considered Uber or any of those services. I do thank God that this is not happening in the winter, about 10 miles north of me is the snow belt and it's not a pretty sight during winter. I'm feeling really great now, but Dr's say I'll start feeling the effects of chemo and radiation about 2-3 weeks into treatments. We'll see, week 2 starts Monday. I'll be fine, see ya later...........Benny or is that Nurk?
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    Classic Rock Video of the Day II

    9/14/19 Sorry, no music today, but maybe a hint of things to come!
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    Leaving for Cleveland

    Thanks.
  20. I'll be leaving for Cleveland shortly. Thought I'd leave you with a little music to watch and listen to until I get back. Enjoy!
  21. nurktwin

    Sad News

    Home for the weekend. Got home yesterday (Friday) and will be here until sometime Sunday. Still looking for a ride back to Cleveland!!!!!! That's the part that sucks, I hate bothering people for a ride back and forth, but I do want to come home for a couple days on weekends. I spent the morning picking tomatoes and hot peppers in the garden and making a big 8 pound beef roast in the oven. Beef is 1/2 done and I sliced it thin for dinner or sandwiches. Beef is covered with broth and ready to go back in oven to finish cooking, along with quartered potatoes. That should take about 1 to 1 1/2 hours, then it's time to eat (what I can)!!! I'll be hanging around for another 24 hours or so, so I'll see ya soon. Take care.......Nurk. BTW...............8 pounds of beef plus potatoes, salad, hot peppers, dinner rolls and more and family can't make it for dinner!!!!! They aren't feeling well. If you are in the neighborhood, stop by!
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    Sad News

    Drove to Clev yesterday morn for 1st day of treatments. Radiation went fast, about 10-15 minutes and turned out quite well for 1st dose. After that was blood tests and chemo. Full chemo with additives before and after took about 7 hours while I sat in lounge chair and watched TV. That too went flawlessly and I felt great by the time it was over. They claim chemo and Radiation will get worse and take its toll starting about 1-2 weeks into treatments. While there, we received a message that out apartment at "Hope Lodge" was approved and ready. We stopped after the clinic to sign the paperwork and received our keys to the apartment. We will drive back to Cleve today for Radiation at 9am and then go to "Hope Lodge" and move in with clothes and food for the week. Come home on weekends and return weekly for the last 5-6 weeks. We got apartment # 110 in the back of the 1st floor and it overlooks the back garden with fountains and a round gazebo. The Cleveland Orchestra often sends musicians to Hope Lodge to entertain guests about once a week. And 2 weeks ago a donor donated a charted bus and luxury suite to all the guests to a Cleveland Indians game!!!! The lodge has a library, dining room, kitchens, lounge spaces, wi-fi and seperate computer spaces with CPU's. What's not there is only 1 or 2 blocks away and easy to walk to or take free shuttle buses. I'll be taking shuttle bus to the hospital for treatments about 1-2 miles away. That's about it for now. If I don't see you online from Clev, I'll be back Fri or Sat from home. Take care..................Nurk.
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    Classic Rock Video of the Day II

    9/10/19 George Harrison
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