Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Campground commercial, and another update

Buffalo Ridge Camp Resort
Custer, SD

We had some excitement yesterday at the campground!

One feature of the old Flintstone's campground
is a train that travels around on a track
with a tunnel, dinosaur canyon,
and a cool western town.
The local Fox station came to film
the train in action for a commercial airing this summer.

Everyone from the campground got on the train,
except for George :-(
The cameraman and his assistant
were in the back filming as we rode the track.

We picked up a few more passengers from
the Magic Show that shares the property
with the campground.

As we rounded a corner,
the cameraman had us all wave..

I can't wait to see the finished product!

In the meantime, back at the hospital...

George got his catheter removed,
is getting to eat solid food as of today,
and is finally free of his IV.
He's able to walk around the floor a bit too.
It's looking like he'll be home tomorrow or Thursday!

His surgeon will be on vacation,
but next week he wants to see George again,
then will schedule his next procedure.
He will be able to dissect a section of his colon,
and will be able to do it laparoscopically.
We're happy about that because the recovery time
will be much shorter.

George is anxious to get back home,
and back to working as soon as possible.
Everyone here misses him, 
especially me!

At least I have these guys to keep me company..


  1. Great news! Hope George will be able to continue recuperating at home and that the next surgery will be short and sweet!

  2. How exciting to be filmed and great news to hear George is doing better!

  3. Great news! Will keep George on our prayer list.

  4. We have been there a couple of times and we don't remember the train being that big.

  5. Glad to hear George is recovering so fast. We remember the fun train ride. Glad they are able to repurpose things at the campground.

  6. Great news that George is recovering so quickly!! I'm sure he is SO looking forward to getting home! :)

  7. George is really improving rapidly. That is wonderful news!

  8. I guess the company is letting you keep the train. That is very coil. Must have been quite the Flintstone set up.Wonder why they pulled the plug? Glad to hear George is doing so well. Easy does it on going back to work though.

    1. Very cool not coil- hate this phone. No wonder I never text.

  9. Glad to hear the good news. Prayers will continue!

  10. That's great news George will be coming home. Prayers continuing for the next procedure.

  11. Just catching up on blogs. Sorry to hear of Georges hospital stay. Glad things are looking up. Custer has a few little festivals.

  12. That's great news! Glad George is doing better. Prayers continue for a full and quick recovery. Too bad he wasn't able to be in the commercial with you.

  13. I feel for George, make sure he gets it done quickly so he doesn't end up sporting a bag like me!

  14. I am thinking George is now "home" Waiting to hear the latest.