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Yeah, I got that

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Hard to believe Christmas is less than a week away.  Time flies when you’re busy.

We did the last Christmas party booking on Sunday – crew of four painters and one sanitization crew (that’s mom’s title to make her “official”).  Went well and I should be getting some photos from the organizer.

Got home, started coughing.  Long story short – home sick since Monday.  Really sick.  Can’t get out of bed or I’ll fall over sick.  Somebody get the Incredible Hulk off my chest because I can’t breathe sick.  Thought I was feeling better yesterday but was kept up most of the night by mom’s coughing, hacking and choking (I think I caught it from her – she’s starting week FOUR of it… or it could have been the dozen kids who have coughed in my face over the last few weekends.) I managed to sleep (once mom’s aide arrived I went back to bed) till noon but woke up feeling like death.

I am so glad that we managed to get through all the bookings before I got sick.  I have two weeks to get better before the next one.

It probably is just as well we haven’t left the house… it is pretty dangerous… we are surrounded…

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by… SNOW SHARKS!!!!!!!

Also got the tree up with Alex’s (mom’s part time aide) help last week.  Here it is without lights…

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And, with lights on…

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The tree was originally pre-lit but all the wired on lights have died – it is ten years old.  We had added the blue lights years ago, and Alex and I added three new strings of white lights this year.  So 300 white lights added.  It looks really nice in the bay window.

 

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2 thoughts on “Yeah, I got that

  1. I’m finally beginning to get in the mood. Once I got through my gigs, got shopping finished, wrapped, and sent the packages off. Whew! I have just a small amount to wrap and I’m done for the year.

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