I’ve posted semi-regular updates on Facebook. Full-fledged updates to come.
The alarm chimed about 6 am.
Mike was not well. Fever, night sweats, headache, zero energy.
This is a man who is almost never sick and never complains. So if he says he’s sick, he’s sick.
I’d not packed aspirin, but I brought Excedrin Migraine and generic ibuprofen. And my ND’s immune system boosting tincture. So I played doctor, then we both went back to sleep.
(1) I thought I knew rural. I thought I knew big sky. Not so much.
(2) I had absolutely no concept of how reliant I have become to always being connected to the network … to having my smartphone be an extension of my brain. When faced with extremely limited cellular data (more on that in a moment) and inadequate public wifi … this realization came like a sledgehammer. (It also made me grouchy.)