My old friend Vicks
Saying for the day: You pays your money and you makes your choice.
Sometime ago I noticed my toenails had turned white and had become very hard to cut.
So I went to a foot specialist to get them cut and to treat whatever was wrong.
This was a mistake.
I expected the doctor to be kind and caring.
He was brusque and painful.
He cut the nails with something that resembled a Dremel power tool and it hurt.
Then he told me that I had an under the nail fungus.
It could be gotten rid of if I took a particular medication which cost $500 for the whole treatment and took six months.
Six months is a long time but at the end no more fungus.
I seriously considered spending the money until I read the possible side effects which included damage to my kidneys.
Now I could have nice looking nails and be on dialysis or keep the white nails .
What a wonderful choice .
I choose white nails.
Sometime later in a health newsletter I get every month I discovered that some people had very good results with this fungus by rubbing Vicks on their nails every night.
It took six months to fully work.
There were no side effects.
So I began treating with Vicks.
Total cost to date $10.32 .
I have been treating for a month and the nails look almost normal.
Also they are no longer tough and my wife can cut them with a nail clipper instead of a Dremel.
I grew up with Vicks.
In my family it was the wonder drug that was used for almost everything.
It was like finding an old friend who still cared about me.
Isn’t science wonderful?
News from Pigeon Falls– the little town in my backyard where the trains still run– The Wedding of the year in Pigeon Falls took place yesterday as scheduled. It went perfectly with non of the feared upsets taking place. The Groom looked as handsome as could be in his traditional tuxedo and the Bride was beautiful in her traditional wedding dress. Pastor Marvel’s sermon touched everybody’s heart and brought tears to the eyes. Then Holy Communion was celebrated. It was the first time in Pigeon Falls that both Methodist and Lutheran pastors celebrated Holy Communion together since the two churches agreed to the common celebration. Some people cried over this two as they saw the old barriers crumbling and a new understanding beginning . What a wedding.
The reception afterwards was also flawless. The weather was great. The caterers were on time. The food was great. People laughed, and danced and drank and had a great time.
At 9:00 the bide and groom left in the limo for the train. They arrived at the cemetery and the driver gave the groom a bouquet of flowers and said his dad wanted the two of them to put them on the grandmother’s grave. They got out of the limo and started for the graveside when the limo took off. Now here they were on their wedding night in a cemetery . The football team had struck again.
They hadn’t counted on Jonathan’s resourcefulness . He reached into his coat pocket and pulled out his cell phone. Then he called his dad . His dad came and picked them up and got them to the train on time. Of course they had to ride in a pickup truck instead of a limo but they got there on time. Elizabeth has married one fine guy.
The limo driver waited an hour and a half then went back to pick them up only to find they weren’t there. When he got to the grand mother’s grave he found flowers strewn everywhere and blood. ( Jonathan arranged that with his father on the way to the train. His dad went home killed a chicken and put the blood in a pan. He then went to grandmother's grave and spilled the b lood all around and threw the flowers.) The driver then panicked and contacted the rest of the team and they didn’t know what to do. They called the father who said he hadn't heard from Jonathan or Elizabeth and was worried. They then spent much of the night searching the woods by the cemetery for them. Jonathan had the last laugh as his father didn‘t tell them until morning what had happened.
Today's Link : Mr. Dc. Anthrope . Remember to leave the words DR. John in your comments for 5 funny JCPOINTS. Check your JCPOINTS HERE.
I have to go shopping today for tomorrow's pricless prizes. Also remember the big , new, unbelievable JCPOINT contest begins.
Did a quick check on the link for today and disc overed he has put in a new entry since i was there last. The new one a bit on the male chauvinist side but our people are giving it to him but good. TC I think you would enjoy it.
We wortked most of the day on the study. I have now shreded so much paper I could be the executive in a big company. The study is now ready for tomorrow's walk through. I hope they like the place. Betty is making changes here and there but I think we are ready.
I need a breathing treatment.