March 5th Stitches were removed and the FIFTH orthopedic device was put on. It is a hand brace to support and protect the two fingers. Surgical incisions are healing well but the fingers are still very stiff and all the joints need to significantly increase mobility before Ray can effectively … [Read more...] about Hand Healing Nicely But Shoulder Not Happy
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Post Surgery Update Brace-Splint, Rehab
March 3 Update following accident. Ray saw highly recommended physical therapist, Shira Siegal, who removed the surgical cast, re-dressed the fingers, and created a custom removable orthopedic brace/splint. The new splint allows the device to be removed for physical therapy and hand regular … [Read more...] about Post Surgery Update Brace-Splint, Rehab
Post Surgery Update Ray February 26
Surgery was early in the morning of February 25. The first hour post op was a pleasant one but as the drugs used during the operation wore off, not so much. The first day was spent getting lots of rest. The surgery took about 90 minutes. Dr. Shin opened the fingers and inserted 2 titanium screws … [Read more...] about Post Surgery Update Ray February 26
Surgery set for Thursday – Accident update
Continuing updates on Ray Gordon's medical treatment following the accident in Nigeria. Following the initial post and the first update about the accident in Nigeria. Here is my third update post beginning February 22. On the recommendation of Dr. Mark Weiss we visited Steve Shin at Kerlan … [Read more...] about Surgery set for Thursday – Accident update
This Hard Case Protected Ray’s Glasses But You Can See the Impact
Another photo from Ray'saccident in Nigeria. This glass case was in Ray's backpack next to him on the seat. We suspect the backpack is what broke his hand. There are some photos from today of Ray's black eye etc visible to "family contacts" only within this public Flickr set of photos of Ray. … [Read more...] about This Hard Case Protected Ray’s Glasses But You Can See the Impact
Accident on Way to Kaduna Cuts Nigeria Mission Short
Ray Gordon was a passenger in rear of this Toyota Sequoia Limited with a professional driver carrying three key members of a World Bank related mission in Nigeria. Ray is the Urban Designer for the mission. During mission trips, there are always several stops in different cities in Nigeria. … [Read more...] about Accident on Way to Kaduna Cuts Nigeria Mission Short
Breakfast the Day of the Wedding NYC
We went to "Good Enough To Eat" for breakfast. It's near the On the Ave Hotel where some of the bridal party is staying. Yelp warned of lines, so I checked by phone and was assured that at 9:30 am, the wait shouldn't be more than 20 minutes. But indeed when we came out the line was significant - and … [Read more...] about Breakfast the Day of the Wedding NYC
SMCLA Jan 14 Come Enjoy Panel about Social Media for Singles
We are talking about the intersection of Single Life and Social Media. There are five intriguing panelists, each having something to do with Dating and Relationships as well as Social Media. We agree on many things but you will also hear different points of view as well. One view of Single … [Read more...] about SMCLA Jan 14 Come Enjoy Panel about Social Media for Singles
My Top 12 Gratitude List. Happy Thanksgiving to You and Your Family!
I looked at my top 10 list from last year and it has stayed quite consistent, here is a slightly tweaked one for this year. My top 10 list: 1. being born: my parents for their genes, their shelter and the preparation for life they gave me 2. excellent health, vitality: a body that kindly responds … [Read more...] about My Top 12 Gratitude List. Happy Thanksgiving to You and Your Family!
Ray’s 8-8-9 Party Thank You!
Thank you to everyone for coming to Ray's Birthday Party. We thought it was a wonderful party with a great mix of people. We're so glad that two of Ray's friends from high school Sean Morey and Alan Lazar were able to make it. Ray hadn't seen them in over 25 years. So happy to be connected in LA. … [Read more...] about Ray’s 8-8-9 Party Thank You!