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Coughs and Colds and Books

Miss Petra has had a cold since last Friday. She’ll probably be at home with me until next week. And she’s grumpy and in need of consolation and entertainment. All of which means that not much of anything is getting … Continue reading

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Missed the Party

Because we’re still recovering and I figured that Petra couldn’t cope with hordes of excitably, over-sugared four-year-olds, we skipped the birthday party Petra had been invited to. We stayed home instead and finished off the house arranging. Mum’s coming to … Continue reading

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Still Seedy After All These Years

Or after a couple of days anyway. Petra has perked up – she didn’t come looking for a nap in the afternoon, although she’s still finding life a bit more tragic and troublesome than usual. I’m unperky. Maybe by tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Group Sickness

Usually when we get a cold at our place, one person brings it in, the next person catches it a few days later, and the last person catches it a few days after that. So we can be a couple … Continue reading

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Rites of Passage

We had our first bout of night-time vomiting last night. I’ve heard all the horror stories, but Petra’s never had any kind of stomach bug, until now. I’m able to be remarkably functional in the middle of the night these … Continue reading

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Best-Laid Plans

I was scheming big schemes for our afternoon today – a visit to the library, grocery shopping, a quick trip to the post office, all the good stuff. But, come lunch time, I looked at Petra and cancelled them all. … Continue reading

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Travis has Left the Building

We went over to my mother's place for dinner tonight.  It was the first time Travis had been anywhere other than the doctor for about 2 1/2 weeks.  He got to put on his shoes and wear jeans instead of … Continue reading

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