Friday, February 20, 2009


from the front
Originally uploaded by misfitgirl
It's been an interesting week at the ToadMama abode, there just hasn't been a whole lot to blog about.

Monday night, Shannon, Amy and I celebrated Thirsty Third Thursday. Amy had obligations on Thursday, so we moved the gathering up a couple of days.

Tuesday was mostly uneventful.

Wednesday morning started early -- 5:00 AM -- with a call from Mom saying, "Can you come and get me? Dad just went to the hospital in an ambulance." To make a long story short, he has a kidney stone. Poor guy. It could be worse. He'll be fine. He's just got to make it through a painful few days.

Speaking of painful, around noon on Thursday I had to go get Dad a new prescription for pain meds. The stuff they prescribed at the hospital wasn't working well enough. Luckily, Mom has wireless Internet, so I got to work from her house that afternoon and into the early evening.

Hopefully Friday will be calm. A repairman is coming to replace a recalled piece of equipment in our dishwasher. And I'll be working.

Saturday should be exciting. We're getting a foster dog! I am an American Brittany Rescue volunteer. That's where all my dogs have come from. We'll be fostering a young, male Brittany for a while. More on that in the next few days.

Wondering how the picture is applicable? Well, I'll tell you. Hubby and I decided on this year's vacation destination. We're taking a week-long motorcycle trip to Maine. Maybe this time I'll get to see some barns and stuff. I loved the coast of Maine, but I am looking forward to seeing the interior of New England, too. I am not sure when we're going yet; planning is still in the very early stages. More on that eventually, too.

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