Dispatches from the Swamp – the ‘Winter has arrived’ edition

  • The announcement of Prince William’s engagement to Kate Middleton will no doubt set off a media frenzy. There will be wall-to-wall coverage everywhere. All we can hope for is that they set the date quickly so we are not as inundated as we might otherwise be. I guess every generation must suffer a Royal Wedding.
  • Winter has definitely arrived here on the Wet Coast. It was absolutely pouring today bordering on snow in some locations. It seems that with all the modifications to the highway it would seem that they forgot about drainage. There were several huge puddles which could have caused a lot of problems while driving.
  • We are concerned about Madison. She hurt one of her back legs the other day and is having trouble getting around. We are hoping that with pain meds and meloxicam it will heal quickly. If not, we will have to talk to the vet about alternatives. We do not want to euthanize her if her leg is going to heal. Such a conundrum for an 18-year-old dog.
  • In other news, I have developed cellulitis, again, in the scar my pyoderma gangrenosum left a couple of years ago.  I had this last year and it took a long time for it to heal. It is very painful. My stomach swells and is very painful to the touch. I just can’t win.
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Published in: on November 18, 2010 at 10:27 pm  Comments (1)  

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  1. […] over an hour, without a break. She occasionally would paw my stomach, which was agony due to the cellulitis. I have to say that I really admire that level of perseverance. It seems to be a standard breed […]


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