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Ken Schramm in Hospital
« on: August 03, 2012, 02:35:13 PM »
Wondered if this was appropriate, but seeing that Mead Day is coming up, thought I would post.
 From facebook:

"Been experiencing chest pain lately, and thought it was asthma. I had a cardiac catheterization today. I'm having bypass surgery on Wednesday at Troy Beaumont Hospital to re-establish blood flow through five blocked coronary arteries. "

Keep Ken in your thoughts as you make the Mead on Mead day.
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Re: Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2012, 02:51:26 PM »
Hi Jeff,

Thanks for posting this to the Forum!  I read your message out loud to the office, and I will definitely be keeping Ken in my thoughts this weekend as I observe Mead Day. 

Good luck and be well, Ken Schramm!

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Re: Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2012, 04:28:30 PM »
Best wishes to Ken! I hope he makes a speedy recovery.
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Re: Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2012, 04:45:59 PM »
So sorry to hear that.

Our club, Hogtown Brewers, will have 44 brewers making mead tomorrow. I'll make an announcement and we'll all raise our glasses to Ken's good health. He's a Mead God & inspiration to us all. Hope he has a good procedure and recovers well & speedily.
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Re: Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2012, 09:08:49 PM »
Best wishes to Ken.

Great guy, great mead maker, great teacher.

We learned a lot from him here in St. Paul, MN.

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Re: Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2012, 12:25:39 AM »
I wasn't planning on making mead tomorrow, I have other plans.  But I might need to make a quick batch tomorrow in Ken's honor.  Get well Ken.
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Re: Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2012, 05:25:04 AM »
I hate to hear this but thanks for letting everyone know. We will raise a glass for him today at my Mead Day celebration.
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Re: Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2012, 06:12:45 AM »
Raising a glass to Ken's speedy, safe and pain free recovery!

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Re: Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2012, 08:52:33 AM »
Thanks for the info, Jeff.  Get well soon, Ken!
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Re: Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2012, 08:54:29 AM »
Five blocked arteries sounds like a lot of blocked arteries. Just picked up a copy of his book a few weeks ago. Hope he pulls through.
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Re: Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #10 on: August 04, 2012, 09:21:59 AM »
Me and my bees are pulling for you Ken. Thanks for your great book too, btw.
Wishing you a speedy recovery.
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Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #11 on: August 04, 2012, 03:07:17 PM »
Wow!

Best wishes to Ken for a successful procedure and speedy recovery.
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Re: Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #12 on: August 04, 2012, 08:04:52 PM »
Me and my bees are pulling for you Ken.

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Re: Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #13 on: August 05, 2012, 10:42:06 AM »
Best wishes to Ken on a speedy recovery.

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Ken Schramm in Hospital
« Reply #14 on: August 06, 2012, 05:45:59 AM »
Best wishes for a speedy recovery. Although I have made some derogatory posts about mead in the past I met a good mead maker a few months back who opened my eyes to a few things. Have Ken's book in route to the house as we speak.
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