It's Out


Well, I just go back from the barbarian's office, sans tooth #32. That hurt a lot, and it's starting to get worse as the Novocaine wears off. At least it was fast. This is gonna get worse before it gets better, but the good news is my office is closed tomorrow through Tuesday so I can lie around and complain in the comfort of my own home. Brenda will be thrilled. Words cannot describe the delight I feel by being the oral surgeon's entertainment for the day; after several moments of yanking and tweaking the tooth was out, and he goes "cool root"! He showed it to me -- the same way a satanic gargoyle shows you your heart after…

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Merry Christmas


Well, if this ain't the most non-standard Christmas I've ever experienced, I don't know what is. After the Blizzard of the Universe rolled into town Wednesday, dumping nearly three feet of snow in Boulder and Denver, our office closed on Thursday -- my first-ever adult snow day! But the nagging pain in the back of my mouth that began with the first snowflakes continued throughout the snow day, and so Friday I found myself in the dentist's chair, looking for answers. Answer: my wisdom tooth needs to come out. Extra information: It's Christmastime, and no one is friggin' around to do the job, so I get to complain to Brenda about my aching mouth until friggin' Thursday. So, with my…

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