Well my friends what more is there to say? This has been quite a week. While I work or try to sleep I fear we don't have enough food or paper products. The stores are empty and this is our new normal. I actually found a frozen organic turkey at the health food store and grabbed it for the meat we can get off of it to make sandwiches. We can eat some now and freeze some. It is the most EXPENSIVE turkey in the history of turkey's but what choice do we have? I woke at 4 AM on Friday morning just in a state. So I got up at 5 and rearranged my entire office. My oldest is working from home and needed my work table. That was fine because I am not working at it anyway. I moved my desk and shelves to the opposite wall and made a little area where people can sit while their loved ones are being worked on. Not that any private patients will be here for a while, but still I am ready when they are. By 7 I also had the garage cleaned, and by 8 my toy closet in my office with all sorts of toys and games ready to be donated. By 9, I had Little Buddy's room organized, moved a bit and toys ready for the ever growing donation pile. I made trips to recycle boxes, to the Goodwill drop off, got gas and ran to the store just to get more milk and a few greens. Not much was there, certainly no flour, butter, milk, meat. It is just crazy. In the midst of feeling like this is the end of the world I remind myself that it isn't and to take a deep breath, but still it is so hard for everyone. I know I am the norm right now, this isn't about me it is about all of us.
After helping Mr 26 to rearrange his work station upstairs I came down to see that Little Buddy had made his own office, complete with calculator and three phones. He must be very busy! He keeps switching what floor he is working on and had a pretend fire drill. If this boy can push buttons he is one happy camper.
Hank and Bear had a grooming appointment today, I thought I was going to get it in before they closed down but no such luck. They are officially closed for a few weeks. The store is open for pet food and such but I still made my husband make an emergency run for more food. We are good to go for a while, but two dogs eat a lot! I gave the boys face hair cuts today, and trimmed a bit around their paws. They are going to be an awful mess by the time this is over but really that is the least of my worries.
We started working on some assignments for school today. School was officially going to start on Tuesday after spring break, but for now they are staying closed until April 15, and I can't believe they will open then. I think we are out until next Fall. Still we got some things done, I had Little Buddy do extra math problems and we always read so that is not new. Yesterday was writing sentences on the computer, that takes him a long time, not the typing but processing the information and getting his ideas out of his mind and onto the page. He wrote about elevators, which I thought was an easy subject as it is his favorite thing, but still it was a chore for him. We will keep at it and all the other work he needs to do.
And just so you know Mr 26 no longer has a girlfriend, Little Buddy does! His first crush and it is adorable. Thankfully Mr 26's girlfriend is as kind and loving as can be. She always makes time for this little one and makes him feel extra special.
While cleaning out my toy/work closet I came upon this wee little tent. So right this second Little Buddy is in there with his iPad, a blanket and a pillow. It gives me a break and he is very excited to have his own special place.
I am doing an online course so better get back to it. Just wanted to update you all on our week. We are fine so far, trying to stay at home as much as possible. Trying to sanitize and stay away from people when we need to go to the store. I am working a half day tomorrow as Little One has an appointment we have to go to. I will keep him close and as germ free as possible.
Hope you are all well. Check in in blogland if you can so everyone knows you are doing alright in these crazy times. Even though most of us have never met we all care about each other. Stay safe my friends.