Monthly Archives: February 2012

PCT Website

I found this looking for the blood test on PCT. I’m still searching for that one. I was always tested for it via a 24 hour urine collection. Last year my hepatologist (Yep, Eileen, Lori!) said she was going to … Continue reading

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Thailand AO Exposure

I got an interesting article from member (anyone who writes me is a member!) Mike J. this morning. Attached was a link to a Veterans  legal assistance site talking about certain sites in Thailand and the usage of AO there. http://www.disabilitylawclaims.com/ The … Continue reading

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Divorce and Corvettes

A Florida senior citizen drove his brand new Corvette convertible out of the dealership. Taking off down the road, he pushed it to 80 mph, enjoying the wind blowing through his hair. “Amazing,” he thought as he flew down I-75, pushing the pedal … Continue reading

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From the Footlocker 5–Animal House–1981

Once upon a time along the banks of the mighty Duwamish River, in the shadow of the 1st Ave. South bridge, lived a young electrician in a house boat. Well, perhaps a boat house. It was a boat that had … Continue reading

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SCOTUS–HENDERSON v. SHINSEKI–EQUITABLE TOLLING

I’m sure you’ve probably heard of  David L. Henderson’s legendary fight spanning more than a decade and 5 VA Sectretaries by now. Most Vets have. This is the stuff that good campfire stories are made of. Allow me to take … Continue reading

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Better Not Pout, Better Not Shout

Remember the old ditty from Santa Claus is Coming to Town? Just imagine yourself in Keith Roberts’ shoes.  I posted a not so flattering summary of his first tête a tête with the VA (and the CAVC) last year based … Continue reading

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Big Brother is Watching

Did you ever look up in one of those impossibly big stadiums?  Big Brother is watching everything you do. Former Marine sniper Bob R. came home from Afghanistan and wondered how he would ever find a job where he could … Continue reading

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