This crud that we have is nasty. I am as sick as I’ve ever been, and Raelene is still fighting it off. Corinne is largely in good spirits with lots of energy, but even she still has a runny nose and sounds congested. It’s not a flu, but it feels like one. Be very glad you don’t have what we have, it’s not fun.
The title of this post sums things up fairly well. Between work and illness, I decided it was best to postpone our trip to Mendocino for a few weeks. Instead I took care of Raelene and Corinne over the weekend, staying home Monday as well to help out.
On Saturday I took Zoe in for a routine vet appointment. The doctor said she looked fine, although we are still waiting on the results of her lab work. To help avoid predators birds are excellent at hiding when they’re ill, so I take Zoe in to the vet once a year just in case. By the time your companion bird looks ill, it’s usually too late.
Sunday was quiet. We went to dinner at Natures Express, and then went for a drive through the hills out by Marinez and Orinda. We saw cows, horses, deer, and turkeys, which was great except Corinne really wanted to see chickens. I think she enjoyed herself despite the lack of chickens though, and last night even asked to go on another drive to see the horses and hippies.
I’m not coming down with the crud, so it looks like the coming weekend will be low energy as well. That, of course, does not mean it wont be busy. On Saturday Raelene is getting a massage, and Sunday is the Berkeley Kite Festival and a friend’s going away party. I also hope to do some grilling, but I’m not sure if that’s going to happen.