Good Morning. Dull skies here and more 'normal' temps at last. Thank you for news of OG - sounds mixed really, as sorry she is in such pain but good that she may soon escape hospital. Please give her our best wishes if you can. AQ -- I have watched with dismay the slow progress of your vaccinations programme, and am at a loss as to why they didn't get moving faster. Keep safe - having two jabs will help I'm sure. I heard from my brother in S. Africa this morning: he has been in hospital for an operation and thinks he probably caught covid there, as all of his family came down with it on his return home. His daughter, who lives with them, is now recovering, and he himself is not too badly ill, but his wife is very poorly and in hospital where they are so overwhelmed that they are only taking in those really badly affected. We shall have to wait and see how things develop.
Heather: Thanks for passing on OG update. And yes, please do pass on our best wishes. I really hope they can control her pain, which seems be constant so much of the time.
PatO: Arghhh. Traffic! HOw many miles at 28 mph was that? Maybe you can borrow a cardigan/raincoat, etc from family. When are you headed back home?
AQ; Seems like you're getting some good rainfall? Arizona contingent are thrilled that the monsoons have shown up this year after nothing last year and not much the year before.
Lindybird: Is the South African family vaccinated? Fingers crossed your SiL is okay.
Vacuum cleaner is still parked where I left it Monday. Must get going today or the back part of the house will need another go over...
Pat, what a dreadful journey. So tiring when it takes ages. Hope you can enjoy your visit. It's been nice not to be weary with the heat, today. I looked back at my emails and found that my brother had been dithering about which kind of jab to have, back in May when he last wrote. They are both in their late 70s and had been urged to register for a vaccination soon, but I expect he did nothing about it. I would not be surprised that they never had even one of the jabs. <sigh>
Edit: His wife, who I only met twice on a short visit here in 1986, just before they married, has Alzheimers now which must make her nursing care doubly difficult. My brother sounded weary and will be glad to have his daughter at hand to help him at home.
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