Clay, you gotta be feeling better. You and your family have had enough! Wishing you a speedy and persistent return to health!
I hope you avoid the sinus infection and feel better FR! And that you get some time to do the gardening and decluttering at your house that you want.
I agree that 5 am is definitely too early, DoK. And you are a tea drinker, not a coffee drinker, if I remember? Must be hard. I'm glad you got a no-joking sleep -in break today. Wishing you answers for Roo's health concerns. That must be hard, too.
I looked up the Big Momma Made the World book after you mentioned it, gun. What fun!
Happy April, all you Fools!
Would it be terribly geeky of me to start in on how I'm thinking about how April Fool's Day has real potential as a pagan holiday because of the link to the Fool tarot card?
I am not currently interested in tarot cards as a method of divination. However, I still think about the Ryder-Waite images as archetypes, ie. "She seems to be in a three-of-wands state at work right now" or "Oh, no, the Tower is falling next door!"
I've been re-reading Robin Hobb's Fool's Fate series and thinking about how her androgynous character The Fool/Amber, obviously inspired by the tarot image, is probably my favorite literary character of all time. (Anyone interested in checking this out, start with Hobb's book Assassin's Apprentice.)
I wish I were more like the Fool. Dancing into the future, trusting and unconcerned by danger...
ETA and did I say, yay for babies crawling and about to crawl!
And wytchymom, hope your dd feels better.
And Wolfcat, how is the situation at work? That babe is going to be coming soon -- how are *you*?
Lionessmom, I am sorry about the situation with your teeth. And that you have to carry that word your dentist used in your head.
I have what I'm sure is a similar word in my head for a slightly different dental situation. I wish dentists would be more sensitive to the language they use in front of/with their patients.