Definitely chiggers...textbook. Only on ankles below sock-line, started out as those red bites and grew into giant red itchy inflammed red bumps. Itches ten times worse than the (concurrent) bits of poison ivy I've got on my arms.
Let me get back to you in a day or so re: w/e...I do have plans, just not an exact time nailed down quite yet. Might be able to schedule around it.