Had a really good visit with Mike last night. He's lucid, talking, laughing and was in a pretty good mood. He's still in icu with the trach tube in, but has been working hard to breathe on his own. He has to talk in whispers, but it is getting easier to understand him. This is the best I've seen him look in weeks. Still no word on the long term, but I am encouraged by his progress. Please keep him in your prayers. Thanks.