I'm sorry you didn't get better news, smithduke, but I wish you and Howie many years together and all the best!
It's so good to hear that he's perked up and is feeling better!
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."