I'm going to continue my break from blogging for a while longer.
We are OK here, I just have some projects I want to work on around the house and get ready for spring.
Take care and stay well my friends.
Thanks for your comments on my last post, which had been preset to be posted. Living here alone, it becomes even more meaningful to hear from you.
You haven't heard back from me because I fell a while back. With all the soft earth to land on here, of course I ended up with about half of me, all of my left side and both knees, on the large extra piece of concrete I had Oscar, the concrete man, install below my little front door porch a few years back.
I'm hooked up to my new pump and I believe we will get on just fine. Once I found the right training booklet, the one with the step by step instructions, I programmed it and was ready to use it, but needed to be officially trained first. As it turned out, Kathy was supposed to train me and did once we got in touch. She's just the best. And I'm now using the new pump with confidence.
Have a great Sunday my friends.
So I will take a break for about a week.
I have some good news:
On Saturday, I drove to our hospital to get my first shot of the corona virus vaccine. We get the Moderna vaccine here.
What I saw as I drove up, I just loved. The big open spaces, cows grazing in the fields adjacent to the hospital, and only one car ahead of me at the first stop.
My paperwork was quickly checked and I was directed to turn the corner and drive up to the site where I would get my shot. This I did and got my shot through the open window of the Jeep.
I was then directed to turn another corner and drive to where there was an ambulance and several EMTs. There I waited in the Jeep for 15 minutes, a safety precaution to make sure I would be taken care of in case of an allergic reaction.
Today Sunday, the day after, I have more pain in my arm than after any other shot I've ever had. And feeling a little out of sorts, but no real flu symptoms, which would have been normal. So just some pain and a chance to have a lazy day.
I see, as we all do, horrors on TV. Long lines of old people in cold weather, waiting, then being turned away because there's no vaccine left. Just awful.
And this was so simple. Went so well. Amazing even.
Hopefully things will improve soon for those who have had such bad experiences with getting the vaccines. After this awful year, everyone deserves better than what I've seen people go through. As shown on the evening news.