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Started 5/6/20 by Musivore; 43944 views.
TinyBadger

From: TinyBadger

Oct-20

Oh now that's disgusting! He's shiny and blue, but he looks like a bloodsucker!

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Oct-20

Well darn it. I don’ think he’d look so funny if I rotated the picture. I seem to have difficulty posting pics from my phone. Anyway...he was really beautiful Tiny! Striking Cobalt iridescent blue wings with the black. I’m not sure what he was but I have a PNW Insect book and I’m gonna look him up. When I find out I will tell you! I do know he was not a blood sucker! Those, as we know, are ORANGE. Let me see if I can repost his picture again and rotate him the way I saw him. Poor thing...
There! I’ll go back and delete the other one as I am not so Blue anymore either. Calvin will be ok again for a while. Day to day it seems with an 18 year old Kitty!

  • Edited October 20, 2020 9:21 pm  by  Loreficent
TinyBadger

From: TinyBadger

Oct-20

I have never seen a bloodsucker so I have no idea what color they are. Im glad your kitty is ok, I know how we all worry about our family members. I hate it when s puppy isn't at his best. I was doing my phone therapy today and cooper wouldn't stop squeaking his football and I couldn't catch him to take it away. That little miscreant! His brother just stared at me, like, good lord help me. How's the kombucha going?

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Oct-20

Miscreant! I love that word! I call mine incorrigible. My shrink was cracking up last week as all of my kitties kept walking in front of the screen! I had to pause and go feed them. 
I will bottle my Jun tomorrow! Always an exciting thing for me. Ha. Simple pleasures for simple minds I reckon.

Well...we just had our first team member come up Covid positive. I guess overall that’s not bad since we’ve been working in it since day 1. Still...the rest of us are all just waiting for our number to come up. Sucks. Moral of the story? Continue not to smoke, wear a mask, wash hands a lot, do not touch your face. That’s the hard for me because of my darn glasses! Well. I’m gonna go take some vitamin D and walk. Try and get some of this stress out and not have Covid dreams tonight. Ugh. 
 

TinyBadger

From: TinyBadger

Oct-21

I hate the glasses thing too! I push them up from time to time without thinking. Not good. I'm sorry about your coeoy, and hope she'll be a ok. On the bright side, she's got you monitoring the situation! Makes you want to wash a lot, doesn't it? The quitting smoking helps too. Here at the hospital there are lots of covid positives, at least for a small town. They've activated a new area, for those that are too sick for the medical floor but don't need the ICU. That's so we can keep icu beds available because we only have 8. They are planning for the next wave...

euknight

From: euknight

Oct-21

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Thanks my friends for your well wishes, notes....Lore, Eve, Tiny, Susan...meant a lot.  Am actually starting to feel better today and have missed y’all.

Thanks for the following, Lore, because it is so very real to me....more than ever after last week.  Has made even the smoking small and trivial to me........

“The preciousness of life cannot be quantified in written words. It can only be felt deeply in our hearts and souls. Perhaps we are only as deeply aware of it in moments of loss of a loved one“

So I am so very sorry Calvin had an episode.  Could not find the deets yet but I see he made it thru for now....yay Calvin!!!  The sweetest crackling kitty ever. Got my cat fix at the neighbor’s this weekend while they were gone.  So quiet and soft.........long needed cat fix. 
 

 Was also sorry to hear about your co-workers test, Lore.  How is her case?  You know it is pretty tremendous she is the first after all these months.  Tells me you guys are doing a lot of things right.  So please REST in this knowledge sweet Lore and everyone else.  It helps my confidence, I know.  I got a test myself on Monday and am NEGATIVE.  Weird symptoms 2 days after the funeral and with everybody hugging, and tears flying, most with masks, some without.......well I just had not been to anything like that yet.  Actually that made me more confident that the precautions I take are sufficient.  Test easy now...drive thru, self administered and put in a vial.  No line, simple and result in 2 days.  I went to my CVS if anyone needed to know, thought I would share.

Thanks for agreeing with me about seeing Carys German Shepherd, Kiowa.  I will venture out that way, eventually.  Girls, I totally believe that dog’s crazy behavior was connected to the fact he could smell/sense the dying liver.......while he was never trained for that specifically.....I know he knew and felt powerless to do anything about it. Anyway...more later my precious ones.  Good to be back and thanks again

Hugs

Peggy

5-8-20

TinyBadger

From: TinyBadger

Oct-21

I'm so glad you're here! We missed you. Yes, see kiowa. And I agree with you that dogs can sense illness or something being off with their owner. They are very smart creatures. I'm also glad you got tested because there is a lot of crap in the air. (And surfaces) you never know. Please do let us know how things are with you...

SusanK1960

From: SusanK1960

Oct-21

Hey sweet lady!  I am so far behind on reading what is happening on the forum.  You asked how it feels to be at one year.  It kinda feels like when you cross the finish line, yet you are too tired for the elation you expected. Don’t get me wrong, I am happy to have smoking in the rear view mirror!  I am sorry you are going thru that emotionally challenging time right now, but ride it out, it does get better, I promise!

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Oct-21

Hey there!

Oh, so glad to hear from you. I bet it is such a huge relief. So does it feel “all done!”? And...where is the KEY??

Well, it’s good to know you are still here. Please don’t go away just yet!blush
I’m doing ok really. A tad worried about my kitty but he is better again today. This is how it goes with a kitty over 18 I think...? Oh, he is such a love. Seriously...he is just a little bowl of sugar! And, of course what seems to be the never ending Covid spread and dread as we now call it. Was cold today, and only 48 now and I found myself thinking I really need to snowbird when I retire or be somewhere without this for sure. I just like cold when I want it for a short time, then want to leave it. Do you get much Winter weather there? 
Ok Susan my friend....pick yourself the most lovely key ever as you deserve it!!kissing_heart

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Oct-21

Oh! You’re back!!heart_eyes
Im so happy to hear from you. You’ve definitely been on my mind and in my heart. Time will just have to do its thing. There is no other way than to let nature do her thing. I am happy the words brought you some comfort. Yes, I agree about Kiowa too with what you and Tiny said. Makes me want to go back and see what I said before about creatures and their realm. Definitely a wisdom there that is elusive to us consumed with things superficial in the grand scheme of life.

You know, that is exactly what I said. We’ve been working in this since day one, and so, for us to just now have our first case on our staff is pretty darn good. I think what we all are fearing is the domino effect. I didn’t work today but heard there are now 2 other support staff out with symptoms. So...here we are back to good old time and riding things out, right? 
So you got a test? Yay! Now part of the club, woohoo! Lol! Glad it was a fairly painless experience. We do it differently, and it’s not what I would call pleasant, but it certainly isn’t horrible. No worse than jumping in a pool and getting water up your nose in my opinion. Are your symptoms all gone? Oh...PM me if you want on that! Sorry!

Did you see that pretty bug I posted? Tiny said it’s not pretty. disappointed I think I better save bug pictures for you, Lol! I did have another Praying Mantis on my deck this afternoon. It could have been same on? Not sure how many are out and about now, but will say I think this one is off to Praying Mantis heaven soon. He didn’t look very spry. I took him over to some bushes as I was afraid the door was gonna smoosh him. Man, they are just such neat little creatures. Another male. 
Calvin is better today. Eating up a storm now, then sleeping. He is curled up right next to right now on my left, and Whoopi on my right. So...all is well with the world! Not sure where the babies are...? May be down with Daughter. Her girlfriend is in love with them. Apparently with my Daughter too, lol! I like her though. She has a very apparent good and gentle presence. Of course, as a momma bear, my mind goes to the “uh-oh. First love.”. Man...is weird to watch your child grow into this space and where they are stretching their wings and such. I will say, I have a lot of faith in her and deep down, I know she is gonna be ok. Still...she will always be my baby. 
Ok, Peggy Love...so glad to have you back. You know what else? Deep down, I know you will be ok too. heart
 

Hmmm...well came back to update, now two more coworkers positive and the other two I mentioned before were positive also. So now we have a total of 5. Which is very interesting as we changed our work flow two weeks ago this Friday. So...I’m gonna go take my vitamin D and my “proprietory cocktail” of my other stuff and walk in a bit and clear my lungs with cold 43 degree air. That’ll do it, right? Lol! 

  • Edited October 22, 2020 1:56 am  by  Loreficent
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