Then I had to rush off to get the car and drive to plumtreeblossom’s to meet her after work and drive her and her cat Rowley to the vet’s. The vet visit went very well; we got seen right away and the vet was great. He was very good for the exam, and he got blood drawn and got subcutaneous fluids since he was dehydrated, and we took him home with some meds plumtreeblossom is going to be giving him. We don’t yet know what was wrong, but the vet was very helpful and seemed not to think it was terribly urgent, and more importantly, he seemed much better when we got him home! We wonder whether he just got so dehydrated that he was too lethargic to eat and drink, which kept him dehydrated, and the subcutaneous fluids helped a lot. Either that or the ordeal of the vet visit gave him a taste of what horrors might be visited on him if he didn’t start acting like his normal self. :-) Anyway, my beloved plumtreeblossom is much relieved.
Then I came home to homemade pizza (with amazing roasted garlic!) that cathijosephine had made using garlic pesto that plumtreeblossom gave me a few days ago, and which I got to share with my parents. As plumtreeblossom put it to me as I was leaving her place, I was having my belly filled with love from all directions. And darxus was here, and while I didn’t get to chat with him before he crashed, it was nice to see him briefly and know he was here.
My life is in pretty good shape, I would say.
After cathijosephine and darxus went to bed, silverlibre and ka9sqb and I stayed up chatting for a while, and I showed them the photos I posted from the Theatre@First one-acts and silverlibre showed me that video of lightning in slow motion that’s been going around the net but that I had missed, and I walked them back to their room so we could enjoy the night air together.
Now it’s way before my bedtime, but I might actually go to sleep. I ought to clean and straighten, but it’s been a rich full
EDIT: And I came home to an enticing package from sionnagh, which I probably would have waited until my birthday to open if I had any willpower. It had a lovely big very detailed atlas of Hawai‘i in it (a scientific atlas, with lots of information on weather patterns, flora and fauna, and the like, and plenty of text with the maps), a copy of Brokeback Mountain, and a lovely little miniature Japanese calligraphy set! Thank you, sionnagh!