Posted in: Medical

Dealing with physicians and insurance companies

So, I recently had to replace my BiPAP (“Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure” device. Like a CPAP machine, only a bit more complicated, and needed by people such as myself in order to sleep properly. If I don’t have one of these, I essentially don’t sleep.).

The process was unbelievably screwed up, and not by me. This post is mostly for me to get the events of this situation straight. It might not be terribly interesting to read – but then again, the level of miscommunication and fuckupery might be amusing, so read on if you like. Read More “Dealing with physicians and insurance companies”

Posted in: Travel

As usual, I’m behind. Last weekend…

…was a lot of fun. My wife and I traveled to Great NorthWet, specifically, Seattle. We were there for a number of reasons: To celebrate our nineteenth wedding anniversary. To hang out, dance, and socialize at Folklife. To see old and new friends. #1 – that was the entire weekend, really. We’d last been to Folklife to […]

Posted in: Art, Books, Conventions

Well, *that* was a weekend.

I am home after my first day back to work following a four-day weekend – a weekend filled with physical labor, customer service, lack of sleep and huge, giant gobs of fun. Y’see, I’m a science-fiction and fantasy fan, and I got to help plan and run SFWA’s Nebula Awards Weekend. I spent the weekend […]

Posted in: Announcements

Upcoming events & travel & whatnot

Because the two blog subscribers want to know this stuff (and some of the folk on Twitter and Facebook, too)… May 9-11: Going nowhere, I’m on-call for work. May 15-18: Will be helping to run SFWA‘s annual Nebula Awards weekend, and spending some time attending the Big Wow comicfest in San Jose. May 24-26: In Seattle, […]