Another blue-sky day today. I know that shot looks like I somehow altered or filtered it but I did not. That was absolutely what my eye saw. I spent some time outside, picking up small branches and sticks that had fallen in our thunder storm the other night and the wind that we had all day yesterday. Yesterday?Hell. I don't know.
So. Shitty news. Owen is testing positive for covid now.
When Lily called and told us last night I cried. I know he's going to be fine. I KNOW that but he's my first grandchild, he's my darling little prince. He's my rock and roll baby boy. He's my Owen.
The good news is that he's feeling pretty okay. Lily says he's milking it for all its worth and that may well be. And in other good news, Lily got herself and Maggie and Gibson tested today and they are negative but I wouldn't bet the ranch on the odds of them not being positive before the week is over. So at the moment, Owen is with Jason at his house and the other kids are with Lily. I baked a loaf of bread to take to Owen before I knew he'd been transferred to the sick unit but ended up taking it to Lily's anyway. She promised they'd save some for that young prince of my heart.
I'm feeling better so I didn't go get tested but I am not entirely well, either. I can do the laundry and cook the meals and pick up sticks in the yard so I guess I'll live. I'm in the process as we speak of making a roast venison pot pie out of the leftover pot roast and my kitchen looks like it belongs to a couple of college guys who got the munchies and destroyed everything in their quest to find and make food and then realized they were too stoned to actually cook or clean up anything and just ate a jar of peanut butter. Mr. Moon got in from running town errands a minute ago and I greeted him saying, "Yes, the kitchen is a mess." He hugged and kissed me and said, "Well, so am I," and all is well.
This post isn't going anywhere and neither am I except to the kitchen to roll out the top crust for what in my head I am calling a "hunter's pie". Which of course it is.
Oh! Look at this!
Oh No, poor Dear Owen, may his Youth and Spirit cause him to accelerate his Healing. You had mentioned the Children's Unit, did it cause him to be Hospitalized? If so, are they allowing a Parent to be at the Bedside of the Younger Victims? I do Hope you are Well and don't test Positive too. I wouldn't bet the Ranch about spread to other Family members either even if you're ever so Careful, we have those tested Positive and Negative living in our multigenerational household right now. I've got the COVID Pneumonia on top of I don't know what version of the Virus... probably Omicron, but Delta is still making House Calls... The Man has tested Negative for now. Some of the Younger Family has had it already, but Isaac has it again, he had it early in 2020 and now tested Positive along with me... they are now saying we can catch it more than once... shit... I didn't need to know that really... once is more than enough.ReplyDelete
Pretty sure she said sick unit and meant at his father's, not the hospital.Delete
Exactly, Kristin. I should have been more clear about that. He's probably just kickin' back, watching YouTubes at his dad's house.Delete
Several of my grown kids and four of the grandchildren have had covid. Three grandchildren were too young to be vaccinated at the time. The adults and the teen grand had breakthrough cases, which were not fun, but not requiring hospitalization. All had milder cases then their parents. None of them were sick enough to go to the hospital and all are ok now. It's rough, but he'll come through.ReplyDelete
He will, Kristin. He's triple vaxxed, I think. I'm so glad that your family has weathered the virus without having to go to the hospital.Delete
Thanks. Me too!Delete
So sorry about Owen. Let's hope he battles it off.ReplyDelete
Those camellias go in and on, so beautiful. About the vase: have you used a magnifier to find any markings? Under the foot, in those grooves! Often very tiny. It's fun to search. When once you get access to sharp eyed kids, they might be very good at it, too. just a thought for a future moment. I know, I know, all you need is a new detective pursuit!
Ooh! I will look! But not until those camellias have faded. Now I'm so excited. I hope that something IS there.Delete
I'm so sorry Owen is ill, your rock and roll prince, I love that. He will come through ok, and all will be well but if course your heart clutches. I hope all the others stay negative. Such an uncharted time we're in. Sending love to you all.ReplyDelete
Uncharted for sure. Does Lily send the kids to school even though they are testing negative? Also- she's spending a fortune on at-home covid tests. This is so hard.Delete
Here's to Owen's speedy recovery. I hope, as you intimate, he may be suffering more from YouTubes and daddy love than the real thing.ReplyDelete
Yeah. I think he's going to be okay. Sweet boy.Delete
My wishes for a quick recovery for Owen and that no one else gets sick!ReplyDelete
Your sky is beautiful - heavily overcast here and chilly!
Chilly in Belize!? Supposed to get down to 28 degrees here tonight so you know we're preparing like it was going to be a blizzard. Which it isn't.Delete
oh my, poor Owen.....and Jason and poor Moon family. I sort of figured it would just be a matter of time before someone *got* it. I trust he will be very *Owen-ish* and shake it off quickly. As to you and all others....may you be well and safe. Your venison pie sounds great.....and your vase is lovely. I have one similar but it's even larger than yours .....and it's not a *relic*......it's a pain in the butt vase (but real crystal) that someone gave me 20 years ago .....it's in the way, it's too large, its a pain...I use it once a year? but I keep it. Why? Same reason you collect them LOLReplyDelete
Love and healing to all of you
The venison pie was pretty amazing, actually.Delete
Your vase sounds beautiful! I'd use it to put split-leaf philodendron leaves in. That would be so pretty!
Your new vase is a prize -that is for sure, and your blue sky!!! WOW that is the bluest. Owen, poor chap, he will be OK but still, not fun to be ill. Fingers crossed that you stay negative, non-positive, well. The top photo undid me, now i want to move....ReplyDelete
Woman! You need some Palm Springs! STAT!!Delete
Oh, no. I'm sorry that the virus has struck, but I hope it's mild for your grandson. Stay well, Mary!ReplyDelete
I dreamed about you last night! You and Sophie were visiting. I was going to take you to Wakulla County but I lost my car. I was so embarrassed.Delete
I hope Owen will be okay, along with the other kids and adults.ReplyDelete
we're all teaching and learning at home another week because of high case numbers. i hope j's/o's case is mild and the rest of the fam continues to defy the odds and test negative.ReplyDelete
Doesn't seem possible that no one else will get it but you never know. Our asshat governor wouldn't close schools down for anything. He's trying to out-Trump Trump.Delete
"I'm in the process as we speak of making a roast venison pot pie out of the leftover pot roast and my kitchen looks like it belongs to a couple of college guys who got the munchies and destroyed everything in their quest to find and make food and then realized they were too stoned to actually cook or clean up anything and just ate a jar of peanut butter."ReplyDelete
I laughed my socks off at this sentence Ms Moon. Surely, one of your best sentences ever!
Sorry to learn that Owen has tested positive for COVID and hoping he pulls through with no ill-effects as most people do.
Ha! Glad you liked the sentence, Mr. P. Do you know of what I speak?Delete
It wasn't long last night before the whole kitchen was nice and tidy and there was a beautiful pot pie in the oven.
Thanks for the good wishes for Owen.
The fact that Owen is "milking it for what it's worth" proves he'll be fine. I just know it!ReplyDelete
I think so too.Delete
Hope Owen and his Dad recover quickly and it stops spreading through your family. It is a worry that nobody needs.ReplyDelete
I know! Who wants to be sick? Even mildly?Delete
I'm sorry to hear about Owen -- but yes, he WILL be fine. What a glorious sky!ReplyDelete
The sky has been rather unbelievable lately.Delete
Hitting both our families. And that is one blue sky.ReplyDelete
Of course it is hitting us at the same time. Our lives are somehow synched.Delete