Things that can go wrong, inevitably have.
Domestic necessities have broken (doorbell, dustbuster, VOIP connection, plumbing), flights/holidays got cancelled due to the ashcloud and a deranged intruder busted up my workplace.
I've done the rounds of annual check ups...found a lovely new dentist who grew up in the next suburb to me, had a Hepatitis A jab (heading off for my third visit to Asia in recent years and I so love the Russian Roulette of street food dining) and the doctor as always got alarmed over a skin lesion. This is the third skin cancer scare and it doesn't get any easier dealing with the wait between GP and specialist.
But the good news is:
1. she didn't have to drill
2. it didn't hurt that much (though I milked it for maximum sympathy from the Not Boyfriend)
3. it wasn't
I'm putting the universe on notice, I'm officially moved on from all this shit
to welcome in the magic
In my mind I'm not going to California.
But very soon I'm going
Winter's been a funny, old time....but I can feel spring rising in my bones.
*yes, I'm time traveling back to my hometown circa late 1960's