Professor Ed’s Science Facts!

It’s amazing, all the things you learn in this life. Really! For example; your risk of being injured by lightning tomorrow is 1 in 250,000,000. Your risk of being injured by lightning at some point in your life is one in 9,000,000. Fun and fascinating facts, don’t you...

Chet Would Be Impressed.

I feel absolutely great! REALLY!! My temporary hip is doing fine, Shell has been a wonderful personal nurse, administering my antibiotic serum. If all con-tinues to go well, my doctor says I’ll probably receive my permanent hip by late June. PERFECT! That’ll give me...

A Tale of 3 Hip Replacements!

It was a moment I will forever wish I could take back. As I was gingerly stepping down from my pick-up truck I felt a snag in the area of my right hip…the very one I just had replaced in February. Damn…THAT HURT! Being the big, strong, he man that I am...

Two New Hips and All Is Well.

I spent Valentines Day getting my second hip replacement. Bet you did something mushy like candy, flowers, dinner out or expensive jewelry. Seriously, I’m glad to have this done and the rehab started. Look Ma, no walker! The guys in the shop want to use this photo for...

One Hip Down, One to Go!

Greetings one and all! It’s another monthly visit from your bionic metal processor. My thanks for the many kind calls and e-mails from folks checking on me after the first surgery. I almost feel like I’m in a scene from the film "Groundhog...

From the desk of Santa Ed Wesolek & Jake-the-Elf

Holiday greetings from the Modern Metal Processing HQ and discount house of hip replacement. Santa Ed here, fresh from my post-surgery recovery room to say hip replacement #1 went as smoothly as I could have expected. Put another way… Two thumbs up and a cheer for my...

Thankful

Andy Williams used to sing “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” It is…and it starts with Thanksgiving. As a selfprofessed foodie, I always enjoy that aspect of the day. This year, as always, I am so very thankful for my wife, Shell. She keeps me grounded...

The Tale of The Haunted Hip!

Here I am, just in time for Halloween tricks and treats. To start, some shop talk. As we roll into November and December, we’ll have shortened hours of operation here at MMP around Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve and Day. If you need to coordinate with me...

Helping Family and Paying it Forward

I just found out what my big “Christmas gift” is this year. I have those words in closed quotes for a reason which I’ll share with you in a moment. Shell and I hope this edition of our newsletter finds you all doing well in this post-summer season. Things are busy and...

School Daze and Wet Harvey

The Summer of 2017 is rapidly making way for Autumn and the days are getting shorter. I must confess that my attention has been on news from Houston. It’s difficult not to be moved by the amount of devastation and water from Hurricane Harvey. Homes, businesses and...