SQUEEEE!

Okay, do you ever have a friend that gets such good news that you forget it’s HER good news and you start celebrating like it was YOUR good news? I just can’t help it. Tanya Seale, aka thatgirlygirl, just found out that her play, Cafe Deux Parfaits, will be produced at a festival in Texas this summer. It’s a huge deal, people. It’s exciting. It’s gonna rock the casbah. Or the Alamo. Or knock the cowboy hats off of them thar cowboys. It’s GONNA BE AWESOME! Head over to her LJ to read the details and to give her your congrats!


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Poor puppy

Our little puppy fought a valiant fight but he didn’t make it. We’re heartbroken and we haven’t even told the kids yet. They’ll be home from school soon.


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Hanging in there

We’re pretty sure our brand new little dog has distemper, which he must have been exposed to before we quickly vaccinated him. He’s gradually worsened and may be at the bottom and about to get better because he has started eating again, or he may be done for, which would certainly break all our hearts. He’s at the vet right now and will stay overnight on an iv. We’ll know in the morning if it looks like he will make it.

Also this week, my son has had back and forth high fevers, which has been exhausting and has confounded the doctor. “It’s a virus”, “no wait, it could be dengue fever”, “no, no, it’s a virus”, “But oh, there’s still a chance it could be dengue fever.” We’re exhausted and so is he. He awoke without a fever today and so he is at school now with the hopes that the high fever won’t return in the afternoon like it has so many days before. We’re only on Day 8 of fever watch but we’re hoping he’s back to his normal chaos today, rather than the sickly chaos of the past week.

So that’s what I’ve been up to. Wiping the forehead of a feverish child and administering liquids to a dog from a syringe. When I wasn’t with one, I was with the other. And when I wasn’t with the other, I was with the one. Fingers crossed for a new day, a new week, with an order of healthy on the side. Happy Monday, everyone.


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This is what I’ve been up to…

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My mom and stepdad and sister were here for two weeks from the States and I taught my mom to do the mosaics I’ve been learning. First we handpaint the plate glass, then cut it into the desired size and shape, and then use it for mirror frames, boxes and any number of things we decided to use it on. It was fun.

The other thing I’ve been up to? Isn’t he cute?

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