Tag: mother

Obituary for my mother, Nina Mae Willett, 1926-2013

I’m very sorry to report that my mother, Nina Mae Willett, died yesterday morning in Weyburn at the age of 87 years. Here is the obituary I’ve written for her for the Weyburn Review. OBITUARY FOR NINA MAE WILLETT, 1926-2013 Nina Mae Willett died peacefully in her sleep on the morning of May 30, 2013, …

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Joint replacement: what’s a nice joint like you doing in a dame like this?

“Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology.” So began each episode of The Six Million Dollar Man. Twenty-some years after that TV series aired, we still don’t have bionic people capable of superhuman feats of strength and speed, but we do have lots of people walking around with artificial parts: especially, artificial joints. My …

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