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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Vacation? Holiday?

Or shall we call it a holiday? Either way, it's been interesting. And I've got a bad attitude. So, go ahead, point fingers at me and call me bad names. I'll still have one.

Sean and Jeffrey didn't come to Portland at the very last minute....something about a little bowel obstruction, tubes down his throat, a lengthy hospital stay, and possible impending surgery. But, nonetheless, we have hospitals here.....(kidding, so don't start the hate mail). Needless to say, I was very disappointed.

My Mother in law fell and injured her leg. She's just finished six days in the hospital and is now in a rehabilitation facility. She's cranky and a very bad patient with a bad attitude. And she's gone way down hill. I'm hoping for a speedy recovery but, I have to say, when you take an 80 year old and stick 'em in bed, it's not a good idea. Our days have been filled with talk of Living Wills and Powers of Attorneys. Fingers crossed.

I've been sick and have felt like doing absolutely nothing -- but, instead, I've been doing everything...... Congested, head cold, bit of a sore throat. That always makes things better, doesn't it?

We had a giant party here on Sunday evening (to remember Sean and Jeffrey who were not able to join us, celebrate National Coming Out Day and the Equality March, and Christopher Columbus too). Lots of good friends, drinks, and food.....but it probably wasn't the best time for a party.....in spite of what you'll see in this picture.

Holiday? Vacation? Not so much.

18 comments:

Greg said...

It looks like a fun party....

That should have taken your mind off your troubles.

bridgeout said...

I have been so tied up I was still thinking the boys made it to party with you. I am so bummed for all of you that not only did they not make it there, but that your MIL's injury has been so protracted!
Here's hoping for healthier happier days... HUGS

Michael Rivers said...

I hope your string of tough times ends soon! Those are never fun!!

Larry Ohio said...

You guys don't actually believe Sean's story about a bowel obstruction and hospitalization do you? That's the oldest excuse in the book! C'mon Sean, you can be more creative than that.

I heard the true story was that Sean was so excited to be going to Portland that he shot his wad on the way to the airport and had to go home to change, causing them to miss the flight :-(

Seriously, which story is more likely? It's so obvious!

Java said...

I hate when sh!t like that happens. I bet you don't feel like looking for that ray of sunshine, do you?

Christopher said...

Stay in bed my friend...and get well soon!

Ur-spo said...

dear me
it sounds like every one is under the weather these days.
may wellness come to all.

anne marie in philly said...

{{{{{hugs}}}}}

wcs said...

Hang in there! It could have been worse... you might have been working, too. ;)

Stephen said...

Sorry you don't feel well... get better soon. Let's meet sometime.

Iron Fist said...

Shucks, Lewis, I'm sorry to hear things aren't going well. If it helps I was totally walking around in just my underwear today, too. Well, until my coworkers complained. Jerks.

Geoff said...

When it rains it pours. I hope things get better your way soon.....at least I have a new desktop wallpaper photo now!

David said...

Sorry you are hitting a rough patch. Hope things smooth out soon.

bridgeout said...

Well hello Captain! (Had to acknowledge your groovy new header pic.) ;)

Anonymous said...

I'll give you a good spanking...that will get you out of your mood. It works for Paul..are you up for it?
Edmund

Michael Guy said...

Hope all is okay; I sorta hate when I'm expecting company and it falls through like that. But, still..stuff happens and I guess one learns to roll with it.

Feel better, friend. :)

CJ/Rick said...

Thank God no one was going commando. Looks like great fun..

Breenlantern said...

Sorry we didn't make it. We would have rather been there...