Unfortunatley, my mother-in-law and father-in-law are both undergoing hospital treatment today. So my wife flew up to be with them; she'll drive down to Egil's with her sisters.
The other half of the plan is that I'll drive up to Egil's, brining much of the food and camping supplies. This has now been only slightly complicated by the fact that I appear to be coming down with the flu. Why now? Couldn't half of our party be healthy?
I'm still going, of course. It's a combination of several factors: (1) as mentioned, I have most of their food, (2) 3catsjackson is also going to be gone so I'd be home alone sick, and (3) I'm a stubborn idiot.
Special thanks to brandywine93 for again looking after our kitties.