He is still in critical condition but his kidneys are working again, his blood pressure is stable but he has pneumonia which is a big issue affecting his potential recovery. He comes to every now and then and responds to questions by shaking his head and squeezing your hand.
The first memories I have of my dad is playing baseball with me. We've always had a deep connection around baseball. Our friend Ryan Lefebvre, the Kansas City Royals radio and TV broadcaster came by an hour ago. I told dad that Ryan's here. Ryan told him to get better because he wants him to come to some more Royal's games. Dad opened his eyes and gave us all a big affirmative shake of his head.
Two Youthfront staff members, Harrison Tedder-King and Kurt Rietema were just here and dad expressively acknowledged their presence. We have a long way to go. The doctors are amazed at how good and strong his body is for his age declaring that this gives him a fighting chance for recovery.
I'm so thankful for my family, extended family and friends. We so appreciate your prayers, love, concern and kind words of compassion and hope.
Peace to you all and Joy.