OK – this is another one of those weeks where I am writing on Friday morning and scheduling the post for publication tomorrow. The weekend is going to be busy as there will be open mic poetry tonight – my second time reading, if I make it – you can read about the first here. Saturday morning we will scoot up to Syrcause to pick up our younger daughter to bring her home in time for my dad’s rescheduled 90th birthday dinner. There will be a post about why it had to be re-scheduled eventually. Have I mentioned yet how I’m sort of behind on posting?
At any rate, my sisters and families will be coming up for the festivities which will be at a local Mediterranean restaurant, so there will be much yumminess and laughter and storytelling and dessert.
Provided things don’t get derailed by the crisis du jour.
It’s become a bit of a standing joke with me that I can’t make a plan because something will intervene. I wrote about the most dramatic of these events here. Long post but the condensed version is that my parents unexpectedly wound up in the hospital for two days at the same time with two totally unrelated problems.
Right now, I am waiting to hear back from my mother-in-law to see if we need to get her to her doc or to get an X-ray to investigate why her back pain has ramped up – after we thought we finally had her pain meds adjusted properly. I admit I’m operating on not a lot of sleep, mostly because I was worried about what is going on.
Right now, I’m trying to breathe and not make something into a crisis before its time. Maybe it’s just a pulled muscle from PT. Not really crisis du jour.
[Update from Friday night: My mother-in-law’s doctor decided to just let things ride for the weekend and she improved through the day today. So fingers crossed that we make it through the weekend crisis-free, awaiting a previously scheduled Monday afternoon doctor’s appointment.]
Linda’s prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday this week is “-jour-“: add a prefix or suffix to complete it or use it as the French word for “day.”
Please join us! Details on how here: http://lindaghill.com/2015/04/10/the-friday-reminder-and-prompt-for-socs-april-1115/
8 thoughts on “SoCS: crisis du jour”
I hope you have a wonderful weekend, Joanne! I’ll be thinking of you. 🙂
Thanks, Linda! So far, so good. We have successfully retrieved our daughter and are getting ready for the big dinner tonight.
I’m so glad she’s improving. Take good care of you, Joanne, and enjoy the weekend!
Thanks, JoAnne! Hope your weekend is lovely, too!
Ah… try to get some rest for a while. Have a great weekend and best wishes to your mother-in-law.
Thanks so much! I appreciate your well wishes! I hope that all is well with you.
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Wow. A live poetry reading. Off to read about that now.
Wish I had the nerve to read any of my writing out loud like that.
Sounds like you had quite the celebration in your family. Happy Birthday to your father.
Keep writing! Maybe someday you will find the perfect opportunity to share it aloud. Thank you for your birthday wishes for my dad. We had a lovely family weekend.
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