Today I continue my quest in creating and posting one block a day of the fabulous That Town And Country Quilt by the lovely Susan Claire. This is day ninety-two of that project.

This quilt block shows a tall hospital building with a thing red sloped roof.  The building is a little over three stories tall, and on the front is a grid of gray windows. At the bottom in the center is a pair of double-doors much like the Emergency Room center yesterday. These are darker colored with large gray handles.

A hospital is such a vital part of a community.

It impacts so much. How far you are from a hospital impacts your health insurance rates. It often figures into the decision of where you might retire.

And when you need one you better know where one is!

My little hospital is named Kremmling Memorial Hospital after the hospital that two of my sons were born in. It is now part of the Middle Park Health system.

Back then it was a local hospital and I had operations there and gave birth twice. Things have changed so much since then.

The day Asa was born the Dr. I had been going to was not there. He had to take his mother in law to the airport (WHAT???!!!!!).

So the Dr. who became my doctor from that point on had to drive over to the hospital from Granby.

It’s a 40 minute drive.

He began the drive when Asa was ready to crown. The delivery nurse had me panting to wait and told me she wasn’t going to catch the baby. So I panted. Fortunately, he arrived a few minutes later and so did Asa. He was a sunny side up baby.

When the doctor walked in I screamed, “WHERE THE HELL HAVE YOU BEEN?!”