Tom & Lydia Welsh
at the end of
At our ages, I suppose annual letters start with health updates.
I had another prostatic biopsy in July. There was nothing new, but the prostate cancer isn't going to go away.
Lyd had Internal Ocular Pressures of 22, but the ophthalmologist was concerned about closed-angle glaucoma and performed successful laser iridotomy in each eye.
Margaret, Lyd's mother, at 101, had a cataract removed from her right eye. She's in excellent health for her age and we go out to lunch twice a week.
| Travel ||
Our travel this year included trips to Disney World in February for Lyd's birthday, and again in
April for the Commissioner's Academic Challenge.
In June, we took our first cruise with American Cruise Lines on the
| Renovation ||
As we continue to make this house into our own, we put in a new
stairway to the loft which we're going to outfit as a bedroom for Nico and Leo.
| Theater ||
Tom was cast in the Community Players of Salisbury's productions of
The Mousetrap (as Major Metcalf), and
Oliver (as Dr. Grimwig).
An independent film company held auditions in Ocean City for "Ping Pong Summer" but Tom wasn't cast.
We went north to see Sal, Kate, Dominic and Leo on
7/6, 8/10, &
They came to see us on 2/5,
10/3, 11/22, and
Kate will open her new job with Pennsylvania Dermatology Partners on January 3.
Brian Laws came to visit in January.
Brian and Jerry were here in April.
Linda, Brian and Jerry in November and
Julia in December
In August, Tom had Federal Jury Duty and we dodged
| 2013 ||
In 2013, we've booked an ACL cruise on the
We plan to return to Disney World in April for the CAC, and to take the family to
Disney in September.