Fast Runner

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I realized today what a fast runner I am. i spilled coffee grounds this morning, and apparently, it takes me the same amount of time to clean up spilled coffee grounds as it takes me to run my 1.8 mile course, because by the time I got it cleaned up, It was the same time on the clock as when I get into the shower.

i didn’t run today, spilled coffee, didn’t have time.

If Ditto was still alive, it`d be his birthday. Also, on this day in 1979, I left Silver Spring, MD for boot camp.

Yesterday at work, I ha annual safety training, all day. Got it again this afternoon, and tomorrow morning.

There’s your daily randomness. Havva goodun! 

Tuesdays Dinner Party

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Last night we had a small cookout for my wifes best friends dads birthday. I cooked a whole tenderloin, AKA a 7 pound filet mignon, on the barbecue.

I gotta say, it came out beautifully. First i put the potatoes on high for a while. Then I put the meat on, still on high, for 5 minutes. Then I turned it over for 5 minutes. Then i put the grill on low and turned it over every 15 minutes for about an hour and fifteen.

Before I started, I was stressed about screwing it up, but after a while, I started to get the good feeling. Then I was worried about the potatoes. They were good too.

I’m pretty sure everyone got enough to eat.

Now it’s hump day. I’m riding the scooter, first time in weeks!

Have a great day!

Personal New Year

Tomorrow is my birthday, 7-11.

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I’ll be 55.

When I turned 40, seems like about 5 minutes ago, I thought, “My life  is approximately half over  (If I don’t screw up and get m’self kilt)”. This second half seems  to be moving a lot faster than the first.

I think that birthdays are good times to make new years resolutions, after all, it is the start of a personal new year, isn’t it?
My resolution is “no TV when the sun is above the horizon”. I gave up television totally before I got married, now, the Wife likes it, so I end up watching too, and getting addicted. I like Modern Family.

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This weekend, we’re going to East End for a mini stay-cation. It’s gonna be GREAT!
We have a young woman staying over to take care of the dawgs.

You know you’re getting old when you call a pretty girl a “young woman”!

Have a good weekend!

Happy Birthday To My Wife!

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Today is my Wife’s Birthday. I won’t tell you how old she is. We had a party for her Saturday night, well , she had a party. I was working. She did all the work cleaning the house and getting the beverages and whatnot. But today’s her birthday. She loves her birthday! I hope to make it as special for her as I can.

It’s Monday. blah. I was up till midnight and got up at 5. I had a sound job this weekend and was editing and uploading the audio till late. When I woke up and looked at the computer, the final file had finished uploading 7 minutes ago.

Have a good week!

Busy, Productive Weekend

It was a good weekend.
Saturday morning I went to the beach. Then at noon I went to town and rented a big jackhammer. Then Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning I dug 3 big holes in the yard and planted 3 trees, an avocado, a breadfruit tree, and a Desert Rose. The  desert rose is more like  a bush than a tree. Then that evening was the Wife’s works Christmas party, we played Miniature golf and then went and had a dinner. 17 years on the island, and that was the first time I had ever been to the mini golf course. It was fun!
Yesterday afternoon I went to the cigar bar with a friend and smoked two big fat cigars and watched American Football. For once I was not disappointed in the football.
One thing that didn’t get done this weekend was that I need to re-caulk the bathtub, and I meant to clean my “desk” and fold and put away the clothes I have piled up on top of Sheba’s kennel. That’s one thing I didn’t get done.

Well, the whole weekend fits into a couple of short paragraphs.

Happy Monday! This is the start of the big week!

Weekend Haps!

It was a good weekend, and way too short.
On a cold and dreary Saturday, we went to a little girls 5th birthday party. It was an incredible amount of fun, and I am sure the water was warmer than the air.

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Every single picture I took is incredible, seems to me. Little kids are perfect beings. I had the warm fuzzies all day.

Sunday I studied for my real estate test, which apparently I was supposed to take last week. I was planning on going to the USA last week and told the lady, but I guess there was some mis-communication. I think I have lost my interest in real estate.,,

Also we went out and watched every team I like lose at American Football. Except Cincinnati and Seattle, they won. Redskins played good but lost anyway.

And now we are at a Monday morning. We’ll see what happens!

We have a hostage situation in Australia, some Muslim kid took hostages at a cafe and that’s been going on for about 12 hours. Flying a home made ISIS flag, asking for a real one. Idiot.

Have a good week!

New Street Sign and Weekend Report!

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It was a really nice weekend. Saturday I ran errands while the Wife made cupcakes. I got the lawnmower fixed and mowed the yard. Sunday I made the above street sign out a piece of bamboo while the wife applied icing to afore mentioned cupcakes. Then we took afore mentioned, iced cupcakes to the beach for a friends birthday party.

I’m not too sure I’m completely happy with the house sign. My brush  was too big to  get down in the letters and I’m  not sure I like the colors. I’m not happy with the strength of the wire hanging mechanism, and it’s hanging crooked. Don’t get me wrong, I like it, but I may fiddle with it some more.
I was going to try a palm tree instead of the sun, but the sun was so much easier and matched the colors I had on hand. I’m pretty happy with the smiling sun.

That’s my Monday post, have a good week!