Not the winter kind of cold, the virus kind of cold. I never catch colds, really, I don't, but I have a doozy this time. I guess all those kids sneezing and hacking away finally got to me. I am a big baby when I have a cold, too.
I did do a lot of my National Board stuff yesterday and a little today, and I went to see my son Pole Vault at the track meet. (He did well, a personal best!) I whimpered and hacked and sniffled through all of it, though. Such a whiner, I freely admit it.
I am hoping I feel better tomorrow. I have a gigantic (free) ham I got from the save a tape promotion at the local food store, and I want to dig up some sweet potatoes and use some of those baby greens out in the greenhouse to make a nice Easter dinner. We are hoping to go to the 7 am Mass - I love the sunrise Mass the best on Easter - but it will mean leaving home by 6 am. That's going to be a tough sell for our kids.
I see two Saanen goat kids on Craigslist. I am tempted to call; I know the people that own the dairy, and they take good care of their goats. I want milk goats in the worst way, but they don't say whether the goats are doelings or bucklings - and at the price they're asking, I am betting the latter. There are also Aussie-Heeler-Catahoula pups....It's dangerous for me to go on Craigslist. It really is. It's just that one of my favorite dogs in my life was Aussie-Heeler. My husband would kill me if I brought home a puppy, because he would be the one who would have to deal with it, since I am gone 6 days a week. They are soooo cute, though.
It must be Spring - I want ducklings and goat kids and puppies. I already gave into my craving for chicks; you know how chicks go, though. Now they are just small chickens - lovely but in no way cute and cuddly.