And now, just now, the local news reports that there will be no revered Dorrito’s Commercials on this years’ Super Bowl. And on top of all that, ragweed and grass pollen has increased dramatically here in the Heart-Land … So most likely … No peace for me either. Feel better? No? Well take two aspirin and call me on Munday. And finally, never, ever, buy a 12 year old a Nikon camera. What was I thinking?
The Devil made me do it. Believe it was Flip Wilson who coined the term first. Satan wanted to destroy the world, so he gave the world drugs. Shortly thereafter he realized that not all the people in the world were going to do drugs, only the weak, the ineffective, the true losers in life. The proverbial Monkey Wrench enters the picture, the snag in the master plan has been discovered. He had to come up with something else.
Yes Martha, we are back. Just been hiding out is all. My stats indicate that I have not been around lately, and I can assure you, that is right. The last time I posted anything, was about a week ago. I have been working hard around the old Goat Farm, and trying to learn some new tricks on WordPress.Com (By the way … Do you like the new look?).
I am on a roll as my friend Clifford likes to put it. Why not?
The-Old-Truck made it all the way to the gas station today, and it was just under $65 to fill it up! I am on a roll. Called DISH Network and after patiently punching several hundred numbers, got connected with a nice lady who …. believe it or not …. actually spoke English.
As you age, change is inevitable and in my case, hard to adjust to. I guess, unlike the typical Okie, who lives in a fast-paced, experience-driven, multiple-option world, where choice and personal values pale beside the possibility of exposure to the latest, the biggest, the fastest, the most prestigious, and don’t forget ……. “the best” ……. or the most expensive.
Most everyone that knows me, will testify to my obsession my outright hatred of Cellphones. I make no bones about it. When used as a phone that is okay, but most people use them for everything but a phone and that irks me.
Yesterday I had breakfast at Denny’s (low on grease this month) and I watched a guy have breakfast with his little guy buddy. His boy had to be about five or six, and they sat there in the booth and talked, and ate breakfast.
Yeah I know, what is the big deal, it is just breakfast. Continue reading