Week 6 – Done

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We are still recovering from fall allergies and sore throats – at least my daughter and I. My son drove himself to the weekly hike, which was actually a picnic at Metcalf Bottoms, since other members were under the weather, too. Of course, he only has a permit, so I had to be in the car with him. I hung out with them for a bit, but then I came home and straight to bed. One of the ladies brought him home.

Raccoon eating cat food

This raccoon showed up on our patio to eat the food we feed our outside cats.

It’s amazing how much bed rest can do for a sore throat and cold symptoms. I spent the next two days in bed and read a lot. We skipped church, as we did not want to share our germs with anybody. My daughter and I also skipped a bondfire we were planning to attend with the middle schoolers from the co-op. It may not be contagious, but you never know. Ragweed allergies and colds have such similar symptoms. Continue reading »