The date has been set for February 26th. He will have the operation at the U of M (University of Minnesota, for non-Minnesotans out there).
Thank all of you, so far, who have sent prayers and circles of light. We are all confident that the surgery will go well and Ken will heal quickly and totally.
On another note, it has been foggy and cold and nasty since Monday morning. Norm and I went to Sioux Falls on Monday and the visibility was horrible on the way over and worse than horrible on the way back. We then went to Westbrook on Tuesday and the visibility was sort-of horrible.
We took Joe (our borrowed ram) back home on Wednesday during a sleet / blowing snow storm and THAT was horrible.
Brother-in-law Wayne is supposed to come over for dinner and cribbage and has not come for over a week. The roads get closed easily with this wind, no matter how warm it's been. We keep hoping the 28 + degrees every day will melt some of the snow, but no ... the wind whips it around like crazy nearly every day. And when the wind isn't whipping the snow, it's so foggy that we are lucky if we can see a quarter of a mile on the roads.
View from the windshield on the county road
Our grove in the fog
One of the pines in the heavy frost / snow