Wednesday, March 08, 2006
A Most Productive Week
1. Three consecutive Birthday celebration meals with my brother (one per day). Photo below of the impressive triple-decker deli sandwich and the birthday boy who finished it, and then had cake! [Somebody please tell me how to get the photo into this post! For the time being, it's published separately, below.]
2. Two consecutive days of trying to console increasingly feverish 19-month-old granddaughter and her parents, followed by a conclusive visit to the pediatrician. Diagnosis? Ear infection. Treatment? Antibiotics and ear-pain-numbing potion. Photo shows said child just before the bug hit.
3. An astonishing conversation with a newly-discovered FIRST COUSIN (-half)! Lucky for me, he's an amateur genealogist who knows how to use the Internet in the service of family unification. We met by phone, e-mail, and flickr, all on my brother's very birthday. We have a savta in common.