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Musings

  • My genius of a wife, whose only real fault is her unfortunate taste in men, had the brilliant idea of renting a cabin at a lake in Indiana this weekend.
    • Unfortunately for her and Boo, her grumpy, creaky, and rather ill husband tagged along to make things harder for everyone.
    • Having a cool, quiet place to go to in order to crash on Friday and Saturday did me a world of good.
  • There is a nice feeling to be had when you’re making your morning coffee and you show your son how to make his hot chocolate in a canteen cup.
  • Boo spent a lot of this weekend fishing for blue gill with his aunt-by-choice-not-by-chance.  The happiness that a three inch long fish can being to a young boy is priceless.
  • I didn’t feel good all weekend, but chalked it up to stress and arthritis.  Sunday afternoon, I was exhausted, but gutted through it.  I felt like death warmed over by the time I got home on Monday.  I slept about 20 of the last 24 hours, after drinking a little less than a gallon of water, and I feel good enough to crawl out of bed.  Tomorrow is another day.
  • Falling asleep with a fever, while watching an old horror movie, was probably not the smartest thing I’ve ever done.
  • Apparently, there is a money scandal involving the local university’s basketball program, and it consumed the first ten minutes of tonight’s local news.  The weather got another five minutes, as did commercials.  I’m glad there wasn’t anything important to talk about in the remaining ten minutes, because it was mainly fluff pieces or stuff that’s been going on for days.
    • I’ve given up on watching the national news broadcasts.  It’s either inane human interest stories, or it’s politically canted one way or another to the point that the actual information gets lost in the fog.
  • I am currently beta reading a book, reading another two books, listening to two audiobooks and several podcasts while I drive, working on both a novel and a couple short stories, and trying to do research.  I’m also enjoying every minute of it.
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6 Comments

  1. Old NFO

     /  September 27, 2017

    Get well! I’m about ready to send you another one to read! 🙂 And yes, little fishes make little boys and girls VERY happy!

  2. The Old Sarge

     /  September 27, 2017

    A cabin by the lake? In the woods? Was it this cabin?
    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1259521/?ref_=fn_tt_tt_4

    🙂

  3. Clayton W.

     /  September 28, 2017

    I used to love fishing for pan-fish: Bluegills, sunfish and perch. Took a lot of fish for a meal though.

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