Monday, August 29, 2011

Advance Apologies

RL has been a little busier than anticipated, which explains my recent sporadic commenting and anemic posts.  I have been thinking about taking a bit of a blogging break, when the human body that I inhabit showed its support by inviting some unwelcome microscopic guests. Seriously? After millions of years, can't we just get along?

I can anecdotally confirm that this has indeed been an active cold and flu year and am waiting for the research that will attribute it to contemporary weather patterns.


Maru in a raincoat. I doubt that our cats are jealous.

I might pop by from time to time as everything is subject to change, but for now I am taking some time off-line. I will see you soon.

During my last nap, I discovered the meaning of life, the universe and everything, which I must share with everyone. It is......izzzzz.....

*dozes off*.


22 comments:

  1. Enjoy your nap. See you when you get back.

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  2. Isn't the meaning of life 42?
    my poor Ant. Get better soon.

    Apparently the flu season has peaked here and is in its downward spiral.

    When is Maru ever not cute? I wubs him :)

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  3. So long and thanks for all the fish......

    see you soon hopefully.

    Take care.

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  4. I have whiskey, brandy, honey, lemon and ginger. Feel better soon.

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  5. @Vinny, thanks, sleep is gooooood.

    @Sprite, it probably is.:)
    Thank you. *cough*
    We're just heading into ours, thought I'd get an early start. Miasmatic kids, I tell ya.
    One loves Maru. He's even got a book out.

    *sneeze* okay, I'm done now.

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  6. You will be missed. Feel better soon!

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  7. @Alistair, I'm just taking a mini-break, not traveling to the restaurant at the end of the universe;)

    Thanks for the well wishes.

    @Nubian, are you sicky too?

    Whishky and Bandy to takesh away tshe misery? Good idea. *hick*

    Thanks, it's the plan. Consuming copious amounts of garlic, thyme, sage, kale...I smell like an herb garden.

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  8. @Meg, thanks times two.
    I'll still be around, just not able to keep up with blogs as much as I want to right now.

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  9. All I can say is advance appreciation for when you return.

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  10. Oh Sure.. leave US with all the work!! [sheesh]

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  11. I am sure that I read somewhere that the secret of life was 42?

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  12. I think if I apologized every time that I took a break from my blog I'd have a lot more posts.

    :)

    Enjoy!

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  13. Hope you're feeling better, and that you get back soon.. I have an award for you at http://wp.me/p1u9lJ-be :)

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  14. Robert, exactly, US and the heavy lifting.

    I hope you will leave a trail of breadcrumbs...or maybe something non-edible (talk about cautionary tales) - so that you find your way back. Strange and lingering mid-summer respiratory affliction here. Not business as usual. Feel better and able to enjoy one less thing for a while.

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  15. May your move from malady to melody be at healthy snail's pace, dear Ant. We will be anticipating your return.
    L, C ; )

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  16. I know I saw it.. wouldn't mind picking it up somewhere:)

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  17. Hey! Get back here!!

    OK. Well, maybe a wee nap and some restorative beverages. But then, really...

    Pearl

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  18. Hi Ant - 'tis me again.
    You probably already know this, but Maru has a page on wikipedia? Surely the first contemporary cat to have one? Hope you're feeling better. . . http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maru_(cat)

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  19. You'll be missed, but you gotta do what ya gotta do (as the saying goes). See you when you get back.

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  20. The meaning of life, the universe and everything???! I can't wait for your return, Antares. (I've been anemic myself.)
    Be well.
    I love that Maru. ;)

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  21. Enjoy your nap, I'll see you in your dream. ;D

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  22. @dbs, thank you, my friend. Means a lot.
    @Robert, maybe it's time for a blogging break?
    @Laoch, yes, but for a moment I remembered the question.
    @KevD, lol. You might be on to something; it could be a niche blog.
    @Pencilgirl, thank you for the award and the well wishes. Appreciate it.
    @Marylinn, thank you. Sorry to hear that and hope you feel better soon.
    I think we live in a time of business unusual.
    @Claire, thank you for the kind wishes. Difficult to stay away from this community.:)
    I did not know the round one had his own page, much deserved for our box loving cat.
    @Sprite, did you get it?
    Thank you again, feeling better, must be all that positive energy.;)
    @Pearl, alright, alright, I'm awake....just 5 more minutes....
    @Paul, thanks man, I'll have to catch up on your story, but it may take awhile. Keep writing.
    @Jayne, thank you. Time-restriction seems to be going around.
    One loves the round one.
    @Emoticon, sleep is good.

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