2014-07-21

Holy Crap! I Was Lazy Today!

I mean it. Did my “usual” chores and picked some peas. That’s about it.

Well, I did work in the basement some trying to figure out how I’m going to set my “shop” back up. Moved some things around. Didn’t come to any conclusions.

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Went to the mail box and got mail. Worked on straightening up some of the photo’s I’ve scanned; sorting them into directories and such. Watched “George Clark’s Amazing Spaces” in the background. Laid out some. Making plans for the “back” yard and what I want to get accomplished there. Put dishes away.

Fires in Eastern Washington sure are going crazy! Glad it’s over there and not here though. Wish I could help in some way. Maybe radio communication of some sort? Not able to do the physical stuff very well anymore. Too many years smoking and being lazy.

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Hell, my BP is 110/70 today and I haven’t taken my medicine yet. Heart is beating “funny” though. Kind of “flutters” occasionally. Worries me. I’M TOO YOUNG TO DIE! But I’d be saying that if I was 120 years old. Too many things going on that I want to see. Really too many things I want to do. Sometimes I think I was born way too early.

Mostly, I want real Aliens (other than my brother-in-law) to land on Earth and say “Howdy.” I’d like to live on the Moon. (Or IN the moon as it were.) Go for a ride on a Warp capable ship. Transfer my consciousness to an Android avatar. See what “personal computers” will be like in another 100 years. Have a real “holodeck” in my basement. See where Doctor Who goes. (Black Transgendered Disabled Female with Bright Orange “Tats” in a Fuel Cell Powered Wheelchair is my guess given today’s tendency towards PC. But don’t get me started!) Is there going to be “tv” or will it completely disappear like in Star Trek: TNG?

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You know. The Simple Things that are to come. Old man dreams, I know. (A big boat and my lovely young bride 26 years old again, naked, and at the helm is a completely nother thing!)

Dang! Now I forgot what else I was going to say. Got to thinking about that boat…

2014-07-20

Yep. Another Pretty Normal Sunday

In which I didn’t do much of anything but my “usual” chores and made SWMBO Tortilla Soup with Chicken and Cornbread Muffins for dinner. Spent several hours “shucking” peas and am about to “parch?” them in a few.

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Rained a bit of last night into today. Still misty and crappy out.

Had a hard time getting to sleep last night cause I slept in so late. Didn’t get up until after 0830 yesterday. Was still awake at 0245 this morning. Aaarrrrgggghhhh! Hate that! So I set my alarm for 0800 this morning and I’m hoping that I’ll be tired enough at my usual bedtime to go to bed and go to sleep. We’ll see…

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Wow. The MCARC 2-meter Sunday Evening Chat Net sure went well tonight. Nine check-ins. Almost a record!

2014-07-19

Lazy Saturday. Yep. Lazy.

All I’ve done around the house today is water the garden. Laid out some before it got too cool and windy. And it was windy today. Not the worst wind we’ve had around here, but breezy.

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SWMBO got home from the Genealogy Library about 1600. Took me to Teriyaki Chicken in Gig Harbor before a trip to COSTCO. Spent too much money there; as usual. She was thinking of getting me a new camera but it was a bit too expensive for her. Heck, it was only $400! That’s a bit expensive for me also.

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Bought Doctor Who Season Five on DVD and am ripping them to my hard drive for conversion to .mp4 files now. I have all .avi files that I downloaded and want to replace them with “better” copies on the TVDrive.  And, of course, I have to watch them all again. Have to. It’s encoded in my DNA or something.

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Just not much else going on around here. SWMBO is off watching “Bones” and I’m just chillin in my room. Was thinking of checking out 40-80-120 meters tonight just to see what’s going on there. I don’t get on those frequencies much.