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Re: accident

yeeeeoouuch!  Speedy recovery Dennis!  ....Terry

>From: "Dennis W. Leas" <dennis@mail.worldserver.com>
>Reply-To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
>Subject: accident
>Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2002 22:48:42 -0500
>Hello Fellow Loopists!
>I've been away...
>On July 7th, I was in a rather nasty bicycle accident.  I broke my 
>in two places; eight consecutive ribs in my back (all along my left side);
>snapped-off several "transverse processes" (those little ears that stick 
>on the sides of the vertebrae); and I had a hemothorax (collapsed lung).
>And the spot I crashed in?  Filled with poison ivy!
>Fortunately, my prognosis is good.  I probably will suffer no permanent
>paralysis.  (ALWAYS wear a helmet!)  Everything (all arms, legs, fingers,
>toes, neck, etc.) was functioning for several days immediately after the
>accident.  Currently my left arm is non-functional but the docs believe 
>is temporary due to internal swelling around my left clavicle.  It might
>seem odd, but I'm definitely celebrating my good fortune.  If the impact 
>occurred one inch closer, I'd have a damaged spinal cord.
>Since I'll be off of work for a several weeks, I've re-subscribed with
>another address.  So contact me at dennis@mail.worldserver.com instead of
>For the next few weeks I'll probably read email rather erratically.  In 
>meantime, I'll read the archives to catch-up.
>BTW: My neurologist is an mbira-ist!  He showed me one of his instruments.
>It's the finest mbira I've every seen.  One of those instruments that 
>alive when you play it!  (I think I'll eventually convince him to get a
>Great to be back!  And looping!
>Breathe the air.  Enjoy simple breathing as a kind of looping.  See your
>family and friends and enjoy their company again.  It's a kind of loop as
>well.  Revel in life, music, and love.  Perhaps they're all loops of a 
>Dennis Leas

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