Hello strangers! The last few weeks have been pretty crazy for my family and me. My parents ran into trouble on their trip to Florida. My mom tripped on a curb and broke both the fibula and tibia in her ankle, and that was pretty much the end of the trip. She spent a week in the hospital down in Florida and wound up having surgery to put in titanium “pins.” My parents are “motorcycle enthusiasts” for those that don’t know… and this was a trip they were planning for some time (it was the reason I was dog sitting). My Mom had to ride in the back of the pickup all the way home to Minnesota. My Mom has also been having some health problems lately and was scheduled for a biopsy today… thankfully that came out well and the preliminary results don’t show any signs of cancer. I spent the majority of the day with my Dad at the hospital awaiting the results. As if things couldn’t be more fucked up… my Uncle Mike (my Mom’s brother) passed away in a head on collision in Colorado Saturday night. I’ve had my hands full… so sorry I haven’t updated lately. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to put all of this in my blog, but I know some of you rely on this for updates on how things are going with me… I’m hanging in there. Things are definitely less of an emotional mess now that I don’t have to worry about another parent with cancer.
On a happy note and spur of the moment decision: I’m flying to Nebraska tomorrow evening to spend time with some of my close internet friends… my Stickam family. LONG LIVE BABE25!!!! This will be a week long, much needed, “mental” vacation. I need to hurry up and write this post so I can finish packing…
I FINALLY received my new Nikon camera and will put up some pics at the end of this post. It was a little expensive, but well worth the investment. It’s a Nikon D32oo for all you camera buffs. You can bet I will be taking TONS of pictures during my trip. I also finally shot some video that will be going up on the YOUTUBE CHANNEL as soon as I find time to edit it!!!
Next time you hear from me I will be in Nebraska… stay warm!
Boys and their toys:
The girls are still cozy warm in their new “winter coop”
Gene… being Gene… got his wheeler stuck TWICE today!
The kitchen floor that we finished tiling