Lake Atitlan, Panajachel, Guatemala

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Good day, Bad day

I must have celebrated too much on my birthday, because I seem to have the flu or something coming on. Keeping my fingers crossed that I can feel well enough to get some serious word count underway on my new WIP.

Have you ever noticed how days go in cycles like this? Good day, bad day, etc etc. One of my sons, when he was little,  would start out smiling. Then when something went wrong he would howl, "And I thought this was going to be such a good day!"


Yep, this is him, all grown up, having his head licked by a baby giraffe in South Africa.

Okay, I'm going to bed. Catch you all later.

27 comments:

  1. Get some rest, Karen, and I hope you feel better soon.

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  2. Happy belated birthday! I hope you are not coming down with something that some rest won't cure. Take care.

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  3. Some days you get the Bear; some days the Bear gets you. But in this case, the Bear is very friendly, so isn't much threat. In the rest of the world, however. . . .

    Happy Birthday. Hope you had all the fun you could Bear.

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  4. Happy birthday and hope you feel better. My days tend to fall consistently somewhere in the middle.

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  5. HAPPY BIRHTDAY wonderful KarenG!!!! Yay for you!! Now please get better!!

    I love this pic of your son with a very attentive Giraffe!! Yay!!! Take care
    x

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  6. Happy Birthday Karen. Sorry it's belated, but I still mean it!
    I try hard not to let anything screw up my days for me. It doesn't always work...
    Hope you feel better!

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  7. Happy birthday! Hope you feel better.

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  8. Happy belated Birthday and hope you feel better soon. I'm not feeling well today either...

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  9. Love that pic! Hope you feel better soon. :)

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  10. Hope you had a wonderful birthday, and get well soon, dear lady.

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  11. Wishing you a Very Happy Birthday. Sending good wishes that you feel better real soon! :) Great Picture!!

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  12. That picture is priceless! Happy Belated Birthday and I hope that 'flu' has cleared up and you're back to full health!

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  13. It sounds like you need a well-deserved day off.

    Hope you feel better.

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  14. Bed; hot water with honey; a good book.

    Get well soon.

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  15. Happy Birthday, hair the dog, enough said. Tale care because it is definitely going round.
    Jules @ Trying To Get Over The Rainbow

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  16. Happy Birthday!

    I hope you feel better soon.

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  17. Happy Birthday! I hope you get a very long good-day cycle.

    Also, hilarious pic. I guess the top of your son's head is palatable to giraffes!

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  18. What a fantastic photograph!

    I hope you feel better soon x

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  19. Now that is an experience new to me, having your head licked by a giraffe!! The look on his face is priceless!
    hope you're feeling better soon. I think we overdo things sometimes, and then pay the price. Rest, ok?

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  20. Happy birthday, and I hope you'll feel better soon.

    Great picture, by the way. You could pretend it's an adult giraffe and your son is a giant!

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  21. In some countries being licked by a giraffe is a sign of good luck. Or it means the giraffe is hungry for people. I forget which one.

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  22. And wouldn't we all like to have our heads licked by a giraffe! The pic looks like he's getting a big kiss.

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  23. Love the giraffe pic. Hope you feel better soon and have lots more good days. :O)

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  24. Hi Karen .. hope you feel better by now .. and isn't that photo just great ... wonderful animals - the giraffe, that's why I love your header so much ..

    Look after yourself .. cheers Hilary

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  25. Love the pic :)

    Hope you don't get sick!!! Fight it, fight it!

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  26. totally know the feeling. some days I rock! other times, I get nothing done.

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