A Good Friday

It’s a good Friday, had a nice Yom Kippur yesterday with an easy fast. I was only “lunchtime hungry” by the end, but I was thirsty thirsty thirsty! I think it was the first time since before my Bar Mitzva that I went to all the services.

Our Rabbi and I

Today is laundry, clean and catch-up day. (I’m using vacation days, as I need to be rid of them before the end of the year.)

And that’s about it.

Have a great weeekend!

Covid Is Back

We knew it would happen when we started reopening our borders. Yesterday, for the 1st time in more than than a year, we found 2 cases of locally transmitted covid. Yesterday at the grocery store, I noticed probably 1 in 5 people wearing masks.

Star Fruit Tree

Several months ago I ate a star fruit. I saved the seeds and try to germinate them. I use the wet paper towel in the dark method. Of the 3 I tried only one sprouted. I put it in a pot and nothing happened for a long time but today I noticed it had come up. I hope she makes it!

it’s Friday! And looks like another yard work weekend.

havva goodun!

Music at the Library

Several weeks ago, I put an event on my calendar, “Music at the Library” part of the Cayman Arts Festival. I stopped by on my way to movie night last night. It was very nice I was quite surprised at the young man’s skill.

The Program below.

And below is a video I took last night. Quite nice. Under 3 minutes long.

I’m glad I went, I don’t know what made me put it on my calendar when I heard about it, but I’m glad I did, I would have forgotten about it if I didn’t.

After that I went to movie night at the Westin, had a chicken sandwich and left about a quarter way through the movie, “What Women Want

beautiful night

Then I went and saw some friends in Bodden Town and had overall a very nice evening..

Then I slept good, and feel good so far this Friday The 13th morning. And my class that I was so worried about yesterday wasn’t as bad as I thought. All’s well that ends well. Plus, yesterday at lunchtime I met a couple of really nice Rottweiler puppies.

Have a great weekend!

Slow n Steady

Slow n steady, low and level, that’s how I’m feeling today. I’m just ready to go to work and work. Think of nothing but work and workin.

I have a pretty busy weekend lined up. Some kind of swimming event at Sunset House, a beach clean up Sunday morning, pizza on the beach Saturday afternoon, Friday night dinner club tonight (hopefully). Not to mention all the yard work I should have done last weekend that I didn’t do.

Should be a busy weekend! Havva goodun!

Random Fridayness

Two Spotted Eagle Rays inside the house

Itsa FRIDAY! It rained last night and it’s lighting-ey this morning.

Above in the picture are two spotted eagle rays. I had one, and had the other and decided to take a picture of them both.

Last night I considered going to Movie Night, but went outside and it was raining. Later, I checcked the Westin webcam and movie night looked like I was missing a good one. But a few minutes after I took this screenshot, I looked again and there were water droplets all over the camera. So it did rain at movie night after the below picture was taken. I don’t even know what the movie was anyway. Someone else told me that Tom Felton, the actor who played Draco Malfoy was there.

And it’s Friday, The only thing planned for the weekend are more house repairs (electrical) and lunch with the wife.

Have a good weathered weekend!

Parasites Brainwash Grasshoppers Into Suicide

Do not panic, this article is from 2005. But it is kind of terrifying. I saw something similar done to a human in the science documentary Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan. They put the parasite in Chekov’s ear and it affected his brain.

Friday! Finally! It’s shaping up to be a nice weekend. Diving Sunday, Early beach morning Saturday.

Yesterday I had a first aid class for work, When I was an active scuba instructor, I was an active first aid instructor for teaching rescue diver. And I was first aid trained as a lifeguard too. A lot has changed in the first aid world over the years.

I hope you have a pleasant weekend!

BTK Big Belly

Our cat, BTK (pronounced beeteekee) Seems to feel fine, but hre belly has swollen as big as a honeydew melon. This morning, when I fed them (we have 5 outdoor cats) I grabbed her and put her in a kennel to take to the vet today. I made her an appointment yesterday.) I know it’s for her own good, but I hope she’s not mad at me when we get back home. I also hope there’s not much wrong with her that a simple pill or shot won’t fix.

BTK is the mother of most of our cats, probably about 12 years old. She was always so good to her children, letting them have her food after they ate all theirs, even when they got older. My mentor for keeping an even temper. I’ll be glad when I get her home, safe and healthy.

It’s FRIDAY! Yeay!Have a good weekend!

Good Morning Friday!

It’s Friday and it’s supposed to be a nice day.
My back is feeling better. Yesterday I went snorkeling at lunch and it helped. I made an effort not sleep on my back last night too. Laying on my stomach feels so much better. I called a doctor yesterday, but got an answering machine so I took it as a sign and didn’t leave a message.

I’m ready for a good weekend. Beach birthday party tomorrow. Sunday I hope is quiet and uneventful.

Have a good weekend!

Missing Boy In Japan Found

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There was a boy, dropped off by the side of the road as punishment for throwing stones missing almost a week before being found today or yesterday.

When I was a kid, I did my best to not modify my behavior when punished, to illustrate that punishment was inffective.

Good job kid, I’d say you kicked ass!

In other news, we got a new fridge yesterday. Two and a half thousand dollars… My phone died, I called the manufacturer because of a one year warranty, and they say the IMEI number isn’t valid. Sounds like a loada hooie to me. Meanwhile, I’m getting my ancient Galaxy S III fired up again.

And it’s Friday. Rainy all weekend, don’t care.

Have a good weekend.