Cave Dwellings: “Sick…and tired”…
Cave Dwellings

Buckhorn Creek, Lake O' The Pines, Jefferson, TX

Friday, June 1, 2012

“Sick…and tired”…

That is what I have been…sick…sick …sick…and now I’m tired.  I’m tired from hugging the commode on a cold ceramic tile bathroom floor, and sick of occasionally sitting on the “throne” with a bowl on my lap.  I’m sick from moving from the couch to our bed and back again for 3 days….and I am REALLY sick of not being able to eat!! Finally, yesterday I called Dr. Erik, our GP, and he set me up some great magic pills to stop the nausea and barfing…THANK YOU , DR. ERIK..YOU ARE A GOD MAN!!!

So, since I have been flattened by the flu bug the past few days, my usual boring photos are non-existent…(which may be a boon to many of youSarcastic smile.) I was trying to think of where I  could have picked up this mean, ravaging, demeaning bug, but Hey!..what can you expect when you shop, grabbing germy grocery carts previously fingered by little varmints with gross little hands…or shopping at Aldis, where you must insert a quarter to get a cart and then retrieve someone elses quarter when you put your cart back…Not to mention wading into the Walgreens clinic area…where green putrid faces await the clinician to dose ‘em up and send them home…THEY ARE OUT THERE PEOPLE…GERMS!!….AND SOMETIMES WE CANNOT AVOID THEMDisappointed smile…All I’m sayin’ is that, at age 64, I just cannot move from the cold ceramic floor to the commode as fast as I used to …just sayin’…

And so now, I have an excuse for relying on some old photos to fill in this space…and these that follow are some more I chose from our Alaska trip in 2002…I cannot believe it was 10 years ago…


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I kept a journal and made it into a 62 page book when we got back..The title?? It was “Ice Down The Cooler And Get In The Truck..A Road Trip To Alaska”..what else??

Next time I promise my more current and usual boring photos…As far as I am concerned, Alaska photos are NEVER boring….AND…I will be entirely shed of this jungle rot I have acquired!

“Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.”
                                                        ~ John Muir


  1. Enjoyed the photos of Alaska...and you don't look any different now...Dennis?...maybe;))

  2. Hope you are feeling better soon, never did care for driving the porcelain bus myself.You Alaska shots are great. Take it easy and rest up and put Denny in his nursing whites.Sam & Donna.

  3. No fun feeling so miserable. Sure hope the magic pills work quickly.

  4. I sure hope germs don't seep out of your post. :P Just in case, I'm outa here!!

  5. Been a very long time since I had the flu but what you describe does bring back some wretching memories. Used to get those same results from drinking too much years ago too. Hope your up & about soon. You got some used quarters to pass along......:))

  6. Hope that nasty bug departs soon--although I did enjoy the Alaska photos!

  7. hope you feel better soon, Donna!...even if you are suffering from the bouts of are still entertaining!

  8. Annie, too. This is gross, this thing you people have. Get better soon.


  9. Your first two paragraphs warmed my heart. I needed a good chuckle before heading off to bed for a good night's sleep!! If I do have nightmares though - I'll know why!

  10. We wipe down our shopping carts then our hands. Poor Dennis, he is next. Prepare yourself, you KNOW how men are when they get sick.

  11. Howdy D&D,
    My dearest darling Donna or DDD!!
    I sorwy you so sick and huggin' the potty close!! That ain't no fun at all.. Wine ain't agonna get the job done; you're agonna hafta use 100 proof Black label Tennessee sure enuff or some of that god ol' Oklahoma 200 proof WHITE LIGHTNIN'!! It'll cure it!!!
    I got a story about that stuff that'll set your hair on far!!
    Just get over it and be weller so
    you can get out in the beautiful garden..


    THAT WAS ME ABOVE, butterbean!!