Our Monday's have been a bit slower lately. One of the surgeons who usually has a work day has quit our hospital. Monday I got up as usual and headed off to work expecting to be doing just that....working...scrubbing on cases like usual. We had many of our staff there thinking the same thing. But with a light schedule and a rule that we're not allowed to just stand around we had to find things to do. Some had required inservice items to complete. I was already done with that. Donna was planning on leaving early to go for her first radiation set up...getting tattooed, measured, all the other things that she needs to do to be ready for next week when the actual treatments start. I asked if she would like a support person to go with her...What the heck, why not? So we headed off to visit this place and an ordinary day turned into an unexpected outing. We were able to talk and laugh and catch up on the ride over to Wooster. After it was over we went for a nice lunch..another unexpected outing. We haven't had an afternoon of just relaxing and talking over lunch in forever. Thanks Donna for letting me have this unexpected day with you! Next time it will be one that won't involve a stop here first...I promise..MY TREAT!!
Gee, you are so welcome...
Nurses don't like being the one in the gown that opens in the back and makes you freeze! DJ you look good, but I'll look forward to the day when this won't have to be your wardrobe!
Working in surgery we are exposed to radiation during different procedures. We take precautions to prevent being over exposed. After all the years Donna and I have worked in these conditions...wearing lead aprons for hours..it's ironic that now getting "over" exposed will be a method for a cure.
The tech showed me the room where the magic happens.
Scary looking, but life saving.
After all the medical stuff was done we headed out to this cool and fun place for lunch and browsing. It's called the "Pine Tree Barn"...they have 3 floors of beautiful furniture, clothes, purses, decorations for all seasons (they were setting up for the fall season..too fun!) and they have the nicest little restaurant there with beautiful views to enjoy. I should have taken more inside pics!
We chose to sit on the balcony to enjoy our lunch. The sweet waitress took our pic! Donna looks great! (If I had known I was going into public today I would have done my hair before leaving for work! Wearing a hat at work is the pits!)
We saw these guys running over the yard. I heard the food was fresh but sheese! I opted for the ham and swiss wrap instead of the chicken salad!
To start out with a medical destination and end up on a misty, cool afternoon on a balcony overlooking beautiful fields and scenery...
And this delish lunch...it made a scary, not fun looking destination into an unexpected fun afternoon...rain and all!