Sunday, April 15, 2012
Alaskans go on vacation to America!
Sadie was delighted, immediately upon arrival, to see grass and trees--both of which she wanted to count. Since her numeration only really goes to three, can I just say it was good to see 3 to the 456th power of green? A very welcome break from the vast white springtime landscape we left behind us in Nome. Even our rental car was comically green--about the same color as Sadie's new shoes. Remarkably, the weather was very fine for Oregon/ Washington at this time of year. Shucks, we even got two sunny days in a row out of Seattle! When does that ever happen?
The only downside of our trip was that we brought home an epic bug and I have been sick, sick sick this week and having a horrible cough & head cold for over 7 days while pregnant, well.... it's no bueno. Loren fought off his cold and seems to be on the mend, but now Sadie has had a fever and cough for 3 days. The moral of the story... don't come over to our house for a while, unless you want to get the plague. We are off to check in with the doc tomorrow, to make sure everything is okay, but it's my guess that it's nothing that a little more time, caribou bone soup, and popsicles can't cure. Oh, and raw garlic--I could write a whole other blog post on all the bizarre home remedies we have tried out this week in our desperate attempts to get well, but right now I need to give some snuggles to my sick girl who has now added thermometer to her vocabulary.