Wednesday, January 23, 2008
A few more projects in progress. Why I won't finish one thing before starting another, I don't know. I always have several going and when one becomes a bit boring, there is always another. Unfortunately, it means finishing anything takes a lot longer. I do the same with books...read this one a while, then this one, then back to the first, then on to a third. Probably a symptom of some documented mental illness or neurotic trait.
Saturday was spent at the cabin, which is still unfinished, but has a working bathroom and heat. Plumbing is a great benefit, folks. Chris's parents were visiting Chris and Amelia, so they were able to join us for deer chili, ribs, sausage, etc. The girls (Linda, Amelia, and I) mostly stayed inside with Baby Bryce while the guys stood around outside talking hunting. Inside, we girls talked baby stuff (Linda & I comparing past baby advice with current baby advice, etc.), fashion, film, and generally, more interesting topics than hunting.
Later Marty and Robin joined us after attending a wedding and reception. Late in the afternoon, the guys went duck hunting; we stayed in the cabin and listened for possible results. Shots were fired and eventually 9 ducks retrieved and exhibited for admiration. Some were consumed at Amelia's the next day, and she said they were delicious, no gamey taste.
Yesterday was wasted with a sinus headache. In spite of the medication I kept taking, it got worse and worse until I was eventually sidelined, unable even to read. Fear crept in...what if this were the flu, and we can't make the Savannah trip! Eventually, I was able to take the prescription meds and things began to improve by about 9:30 last night. Whew! canceling our little escape would have been a heartbreaker.
I thought all the Christmas decorations were put away when I glanced at the hutch and realized, I've overlooked one of Fee's Santas. Poor fellow! Forgotten and, although in plain sight, completely unseen for weeks.