Oh Maggie, I hope it's not cancer. We'll be thinking about him. Yes, distance does a lot of different things to families. Sending hugs to you.
I got up this morning and was really on a roll. Got all my plants in the ground/pots, straightened up the house, and then Jim and I decided to clean out the storage shed! Thank goodness we got through about 11:00 since it was getting so hot. Now I'm just ready to take a nap! LOL!