Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Ouch… Day 678 22SEP10
This morning while Renee was out running some errands the boys were doing their school work when all of a sudden a little finch hit the sliding glass door at full throttle. I saw it happen and he dropped like a stone onto the door mat and quit moving. Joshua immediately ran over and sat down on the other side of the glass and watched the bird. He wanted to know if we could help it. I feared that the poor little guy had broken his neck but he slowly began to recover. First he moved his right wing a bit and then eventually opened up one eye. A little bit later he started moving his head around and then the other wing started to move. It took almost 30 minutes before he jumped up and flew off apparently no worse for wear. Joshua just sat and watched over him until he was sure he was going to be all right.
His teacher arrived a bit later and he started working with her as I was leaving to go teach. He is still having a hard staying focused for more than a short time. The chemo seems to really be affecting him right now. Hard to say how long it will last but we hope it is short lived.
During one of those un-focused periods Joshua and his brother disappeared to the back of the house before re-emerging.
Can anybody say Mardi Gras?