Mark Atwood (fallenpegasus) wrote,
Mark Atwood
fallenpegasus

Merry Christmas Day.

Christmas Eve Day was not as hectic for me as it was for my sister and mother. jatg and I went out shopping a bit, mostly for party food for the evening's party.

judyg called me, with the sad news that Alex's long decline had come to an end. J came home from a final exam, to find her not doing well, and held her in her lap until she started seizing, and then took her to Angel Memorial to end her pain.

:(


The 70 mile drive down to the home of my sister wykurst was nice. Holiday tunes, four "kids" in the back, and dad driving. I felt asleep. After hauling 800+ miles, it was nice to sleep while someone else drove.

The family party was fun. wykurst is looking good, and her kids had a blast unwrapping some of their presents, and playing with their grandparents and all their aunts and uncles. We forgot to take a full family picture.

After the ride back up to wurtmann's home base, I quickly fell asleep in one of the guest beds, only to wake up again a short while ago, with the cobwebs of strange dreams in my head, and came downstairs to the network hub to futz around with my computer. Strange retro feeling, I am flashing back on being in my teens in this room at this desk, at these wee hours of the morning, to use PCTerm to BBS.

I just realized that my cat sitter did not call me Thursday evening. I will call her tomorrow (this) morning, Christmas Day or no, to make sure that
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