Paul (fremantlebiz) wrote,

Yesterday was very satisfying on all counts

From Paul R. Weaver personal pics

What more could a grandfather ask for.

I have to admit a bit of a shadow fell on my normal bright self a few weeks ago when a routine 5 yearly bowel screening test advised a colonoscopy. More so when I realised the procedure had been scheduled for the same date the NASA New Horizons deep space probe was to make its closest approach to the planet Pluto. I had been looking forward to witnessing it since I wrote in detail about a cancelled launch on 18 June 2006 at and about my actually seeing it pass overhead as it left Earth two days later on 20 June 2006 at

The good news about both probes is that the colonoscopy results couldn't have been better - no potentially cancerous polyps detected at all and I was wide awake well in time to visit my grandson Lincoln during the afternoon; and to also to enjoy the New Horizons deep space probe have its close encounter with Pluto last night. So much excitement for one day.

I also wrote about a previous colonoscopy with 'another thumbs' up photo at Hard to believe it was five years ago.

© MMXV Paul R. Weaver.

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