Photographic evidence of the man keeping busy

Vernon Gerard of Old Antarctic Days in New Zealand circa Nov 2015
The author in his New Zealand home: Fall 2015 (91 years old)

In November of 2015, Vernon Gerard suffered a bad fall and had to undergo a major hip surgery. Rehabilitation was painful, but he soldiered on, and is now largely recovered.

While healing from the surgery, he kept himself busy. The above photo shows him repairing his exercise bicycle.