Friday, June 29

yes, the beach

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It's a pretty easy formula that I follow: 
fatigue + overwhelm
(divided by)
day at the beach + ice cream
= better.

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I was so loved up by your comments on the last post-- honestly, y'all are too sweet.  I do try to answer back, but some of your blogs lock me out unless I sign up for wordpress and alas, I am too much of a rebel to be forced to sign up for a program-- makes me crazy that they do that-- so just know-- you are awesome.  And, I-- as ever-- sucketh quite exceptionally in the field of responding to the kindness of comments.

But I do try to be up front about that so you don't have any false expectations of me---

Last night I discovered that Henry has a raw bleeding 8 inch spread under his neck--- sadness.  This is not the first time my fragile flower has had skin issues-- he is part sharpei, after all.  Yet, it's always a shock to me-- so he is on a healing regimen that has him looking like he's ready for supper-- and yet-- that's simply the only soft, white cloth I could find to keep him from touching the area as it heals.

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Really now-- are there other dog owners that resort to using white linen napkins as tourniquets?  I ask you-- welcome to plain old crazy town.

Tomorrow I am taking my very first art class at RISD-- thanks to a heads up from Amy.  Of course, on a weekend where all I dream of is lying in bed and spending hours doing absolutely nada-- not sure if a two day intensive of 6 hour classes back to back is advisable-- but then, font o' wisdom I am not.  Wild, spontaneous, impulsive creature--- yeah, pretty much.

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So, whatever you do-- when I come in here on Monday all mewling about "I so tired . ." tell me to put a sock in it. m'kay?

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bisous, e

8 comments:

  1. have fun at your art class this weekend! i just love the last heart pic....i love it when mama ocean sends me her love!

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  2. WHOA! You signed up! Oh that is so AWESOME!! We get to take a class together?! Elizabeth--what fun!! And I am feeling guilty because it will be such a gloriously perfect beach weekend and the kids love to go to the beach with both parents--one parent alone has to stay with the youngest, not go out deep with the oldest--selfish selfish me, after just having been away for five days earlier in the month. I am making up for the last ten years, obviously, all at once?

    Poor Henry. I do love his wise expressions. Shall I bring you some soft, soft cloth diapers tomorrow?

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  3. oh elizabeth, i adore you.
    and your henry just makes my heart skip a beat. i love him so. and that face....oh that face.
    xoxo

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  4. The beach + Ice Cream = Awesome anytime! It is so great that you know what feeds your soul and you are in a place where you can feed it. Give Henry a big smooch for me. Poor boy. He does kind of look like he is sitting down to some delicious spaghetti or something. I hope he heals soon. Have a great time in your class! I hope you tell us all about it.

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  5. oh, henry and his linen napkin...his eyes get me every time.
    and the beach, ice cream, risd art class...yea.

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  6. Poor, dear Henry...I hope he heals soon. Enjoy your classes at RISD- soak it all in!!

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  7. Poor Henry, even with a sore spot, he is just so precious! Maybe you can add some Salmon Oil to his meals to help with his skin issues. I use Grizzly Salmon Oil, but there are lots of brands available. It will not only help with his skin, but inflammation as well. Hugs to the pups!

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  8. The art class sounds just great. I never get tired of beach/flower/dog photos :)

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thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with me-- I love that you stopped by and hope something I shared was what you needed today. xo, e