He's doing pretty well, considering the E-collar is
not something he's very happy about. He gets around quite well,
except he refuses to go up the steps to the house from the back
yard. He goes down them very well. He's getting spoiled and
loved a lot. Showing the effects of not getting his nice long
daily walk, but we're supposed to keep him quiet for a few days.
He's snoozing as I write this.
Re: New Puppy
Looks pretty sure she'll be arriving at SeaTac next
Friday night. I'll be off Saturday and Sunday and Don will be off
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday to help acclimate her and Mani. We're
pretty excited (and more than a tad apprehensive) about the further
TTerrorist invasion, but it should be good for Mani once we work out
the routine. My incredible dogsitter is not raising the rate
right away, but only if it takes significantly longer to care for the
two than for the one pup, and then will only raise the rate by
$3/visit. More than reasonable, to my way of thinking!
Well, I'm on day 3 of the replacement med for
CFS. Playing with dosages and figuring out what works best for me
and will still allow me to sleep at night. Still pissed I
couldn't get the Provigil covered by Regence, but what can I do?
Nothing. Doctor and I both tried our best, but they won't cover
it and I won't pay $500/month just to stay awake for a career that I
don't really love. This one is only $10/month.
It's looking like I will probably have somebody I
know from the TT list come out to care for Mani, Cassie and the cats
in-house next August. She has stellar references and only asks
that I pay her airfare out (it is her way of getting to travel a bit
and see different parts of the country), which is not much more than
cost and much much better for the furkids. She'll even tend to
the TT coats, which would cost another minor fortune if I had it done
at a boarding kennel. I'll prolly spring for an economy rental
car for her, too, so she can do a little sightseeing and can cope with
any (heaven forbid) emergencies. All told under $500 for peace of
mind while I'm away.
They treat me pretty well, all things considered,
but I'm pretty bored. I am a fast worker and end up having far
too much time on my hands, but don't really want to take on another
attorney. The good news is that so long as the work gets done,
they don't seem to care if I do some web surfing. I also am
getting paid better than I was at the last job and there are less mean
people, so boredom beats the stress of Perkins, hands down. Just
wish I had a good on-going project to do when everything is caught up -
Guess that's about it for the moment. Pictures of Cassie are up on Mani's gallery site
and more pics of everybody will be forthcoming there.