The Magic Café
Username:
Password:
[ Lost Password ]
  [ Forgot Username ]
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Ever so sleightly » » Report from the edge of existence (0 Likes) Printer Friendly Version

Bill Palmer
View Profile
Eternal Order
Only Jonathan Townsend has more than
24138 Posts

Profile of Bill Palmer
Just a little note to let my friends at the Café know what's been going on. Normally, I would post this elsewhere on the site, but I think I will reach more interested parties in this section of the Café than anywhere else.

First off, I'm doing fine. I've gotten several e-mails from friends here wondering what was going on with me. The Cups and Balls Museum web site is down for the next few weeks. I had an attack from someone who sends malware to people's sites, and my ISP shut my web sites down. I have a friend working on getting it running again. Please give me a few months.

I had a quadruple bypass in October, followed by a couple of surgical procedures common to old men. I did not have a heart attack, but I had four blockages. I'm doing fine now, not only with the bypasses, but also with the other surgery. I did suffer some neurological damage in my left forearm, which has slowed down my guitar, banjo and accordion playing, as well as my sleight of hand. But it's coming back.

If you have questions about the cup collection, send me an e-mail or contact me via facebook. My private messages are still closed off on the Café, but if you do a little detective work, you can find my e-mail address.

Anyway, thanks to all who have asked.

Best.

Bill "Merlin" Palmer, MIMC
"The Swatter"

Founder of CODBAMMC

My Chickasaw name is "Throws Money at Cups."

www.cupsandballsmuseum.com
Julie
View Profile
Inner circle
3205 Posts

Profile of Julie
It's good to learn you are doing well, Bill. All the best!

Sincerely,
Julie
TheAmbitiousCard
View Profile
Eternal Order
Northern California
13196 Posts

Profile of TheAmbitiousCard
Glad you're ok, Bill.

Frank
www.theambitiouscard.com Hand Crafted Magic
Trophy Husband, Father of the Year Candidate,
Chippendale's Dancer applicant, Unofficial World Record Holder.
Dick Oslund
View Profile
Inner circle
7464 Posts

Profile of Dick Oslund
Happy to hear that you're OK!
SNEAKY, UNDERHANDED, DEVIOUS,& SURREPTITIOUS ITINERANT MOUNTEBANK
Tom G
View Profile
Inner circle
2502 Posts

Profile of Tom G
Good to hear Bill, thanks for the update.
Wravyn
View Profile
Special user
677 Posts

Profile of Wravyn
‘Tis good news to see you are well. Hope that your music and magic recovery is Vivacissimo.
Al Schneider
View Profile
V.I.P.
A corn field in WI surrounded by
892 Posts

Profile of Al Schneider
I have wondered.
And I will soon be part of the open heart club as I am about to do a valve replacement. I would like to hear more about your experience but soon I will have my own. Glad to hear you are doing OK. It gives me hope.

On a magic note, I am planning on some new cup and ball books. I have had my share of internet problems. It can drive one nuts. I have fallen back to just selling books via amazon dot com, print on demand. I feel obligated to make my material available to those that desire it. With amazon or createspace, the books are always there. As a business person, I feel the customer comes first. I wonder if you have considered publishing a full color work on the museum?
Al
Magic Al. Say it fast and it is magical.
Dougini
View Profile
Inner circle
The Beautiful State Of Maine
6543 Posts

Profile of Dougini
Hi Bill! I am glad your health is improving, my friend! Us old guys...ain't getting any easier! But ya know...this MALware stuff...there IS no excuse! Why on earth would ANY human being do this to a person they don't even know!!! It boggles me. There IS a special place in Hell for people who do things like that. Plain vandalism. For NO reason! The loss...MONTHS! To a guy like Bill? That's the worst part. GOOD people are hurt by it! Rankles me to the CORE!

Doug
55Hudson
View Profile
Special user
Minneapolis
932 Posts

Profile of 55Hudson
Here's to a speedy recovery.

Hudson
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Ever so sleightly » » Report from the edge of existence (0 Likes)
[ Top of Page ]
All content & postings Copyright © 2001-2018 Steve Brooks. All Rights Reserved.
This page was created in 0.11 seconds requiring 5 database queries.
The views and comments expressed on The Magic Café
are not necessarily those of The Magic Café, Steve Brooks, or Steve Brooks Magic.
> Privacy Statement <

ROTFL Billions and billions served! ROTFL