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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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I tried on my Dad's

glasses to view the

computer screen and

to my amazement,

they helped quite

a bit, but not

perfectly. Then I

looked through the

glasses from the

front of them instead,

and the screen was

even better!

Very interesting.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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How is your Dad doing?

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Well, he still eats enough each day, and I walk him about 50 feet a day around the house, though he has no balance left on his own, since his April stroke So he does watch Turner Classic Movies quite a bit. But yesterday he got up and fell when he wasn't being watched closely enough for a minute, and hurt his head. The hospice nurse evaluated him and helped with redressing him today. He may have a mild concussion, and may need more attention, and we have a cold pack under a wash cloth behind his head in bed. So that gives you an idea, he weighs about 85 pounds now. He was a barber and a school teacher both at the same time, very busy life, and a Navy man earlier.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi John;

I am sorry to hear that. I cared for my mom and I know what you are going through. I will think of him and you in my prayers.

He was a barber and a school teacher both at the same time, very busy life, and a Navy man earlier.

That older generation were amazing people.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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Thanks for the prayers, bro. He seems happy all of the time even as bad as it is, so I'm still hoping for longevity for him.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I hope so too. He has one good piece of luck. A son that loves and respects him. That is huge, especially today.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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