Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Notching up the achievements

Done massive supermarket shopping trip
Done smaller market trip for pudding and salmon
Put salmon on to cure
Made bottom half of trifle
Decorated cake
Made panforte
Made brandy butter
Took cat to vet to be put to sleep
Made breadcrumbs for stuffing
Collected first batch of relatives from the airport
Cleaned out part of the fridge (more to do there)
Written lists for final market and supermarket trips

Still to go before the day:
Wrap all the presents
Do final market and supermarket trips (twilight EPIC market tonight)
Organise relatives to get the turkey & ham & bacon while I'm at at work Xmas eve
Make rest of stuffing
Finish trifle

One of these things is not like the others. It's not so easy to be festive at the moment.
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9 comments:

Sili said...

I'm so sorry. Somehow 'dumb animals' have a tendency to get to us.

::goes to hug stupid cat::

LaLa said...

I am so sorry to hear about your kitty - my cat sends you some purrs.

That Damn Monkey said...

Oh Cath, I'm so sorry :( Be well, lovely lady, we're thinking of you.

Loquacities said...

So sorry to hear this, Cath. Strength and love to you right now. Hopefully having friends and relatives around (and a little Christmas cheer) will help you through it a little.

Anonymous said...

Cath, as a long time, quietly anonymous reader of your blog I am moved to break my silence and send my sympathies. Hopefully the visiting rellies will lift your spirits.

Cath said...

Thank you.

Zoe said...

Hope a house full of loved ones today lifted your spirits a little.

xx

BJ said...

Your puss was blessed to have a life of love, care, safety, companionship and plenty of weird places to sleep. I know you both did absolutely everything you could, during his healthy life as well as his slow decline, to keep him happy and comfortable and dearly loved.

Vale Shadow, a quiet gentleman and a fine furry friend.

curious said...

Oh, I just discovered your blog and saw that sad note. So brave and so sad. I send you my condolences