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That sucking sound you hear is my day so far... [Mar. 29th, 2012|04:33 pm]
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It's been a craptastic day, starting with lousy donuts and finishing with an emergency vet visit (for something which turned out to be nothing at all - except the vet's fee, but there's a bright spot.)

In the middle I drove from Tucumcari, NM to Cochita Lake, NM (near Santa Fe) while J dealt with work crises and was on the phone to the point that when we got close to where we needed directions, which normally the passenger provides, we had to pull over onto an offramp so I could look up how to get where we were going. Where we were accosted by a homeless guy who wanted a lift "uh, sorry, no" (but was grateful for the sandwiches I made for him when he asked if we might have snacks to share - there's another bright spot.) I made sandwiches for us too and we ate them while J was on the phone. Still. Again.

We got to the campground,spotting the turn at the last possible second. We didn't have reservations, the sites which were supposed to be open were booked, there was only one site available and it took two tries to get in, and then about 15 minutes after we got in and I was reviewing a fic for posting and thinking how much everything I write sucks (that's stress, it'll pass) there's Mister Guy staggering along the floor looking like he's having a stroke while Mercedes pukes. Four times (the puking, not the staggering.) So, fast Google search, vet 40 minutes away, called, made appointment, stuffed the now perfectly nonchalant cat back in his carrier, and drove to the vet.

Where Mister Guy charmed the nice no-nonsense lady vet and acted like a perfectly healthy cat.

One more bright spot: the campground is absolutely stunning. Which I will appreciate tomorrow, I am sure. Tell me something good that's going on for you.

[User Picture]From: catlinye_maker
2012-03-30 02:06 am (UTC)
Whine, whine, whine. Written out like that, really not that bad. Just stressy.

Now that I'm sitting here with half a beer in me, dinner salad on the table, beautiful night sky overhead? Not that bad a day.
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[User Picture]From: lanna_kitty
2012-03-30 05:52 am (UTC)
Sometimes you just gotta let it out. Venting can be good! Blowing off steam is good and so is being able to look over everything and think "eh. its not that bad" so either way, call it a win ;)

Oh cats x_x
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[User Picture]From: catlinye_maker
2012-03-30 08:57 am (UTC)
Mercedes is kneading on my lap as I type this. She loves to knead; I keep an old t-shirt around to protect my leg. Laptop on one leg, cat on the other; one arm under her tummy to type. She's purring, life is good.
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