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