Quick notes for today, everyone. Not even remotely reread for typos. I I'm tired! The wind is howling outside and the clouds have been hugging the hills around Castlebay for most of the afternoon and evening. See that poor soul in the photo? He's the only person outside in the whole town. Everyone else is … Continue reading Sunday on Barra
Note: in the interest of time, I'm not editing much. Please feel free to auto-edit as you read. It's 5:26 am and I feel better than anyone has a right to feel at such an ungodly hour. It might be due to the fact that I've slept a full night once again. Hooray! Though I … Continue reading The Twilight Zone
That's me then. I'm off. Cheers. You got that, right? It was British English for "Okay, everyone. I'm getting ready to head out on my trip. Be well and have a good summer. I'll see you later." Yes, by Friday, I'll be in the land of extra letters (as in colour and favour). My favorite … Continue reading Cheers.
Lots of thunderstorms through my life. I don't remember most or even mark them as a significant happening. Not sure anyone does. They are loud, windy, frightening, and so common as to be generally unremarkable. I do, however, retain a fond acknowledgement of the magnificent summer storms in Arizona. Every year, they dumped torrents of … Continue reading Lightning Strike
That got your attention, didn't it? Most everyone I know is obsessed with at least one of those things. However, if those three don't do it for you, feel free to interject with the appropriate noun. What is it about those certain mornings? You get up, make coffee, putter around patiently until it's ready and … Continue reading Coffee. Beer. Sex.
There's no place like home. There's no place like home. There's no place like home. There's no place like... This week, I got to leave work early on Friday. Know what I did? Nothing. That's right. My houseguests for the upcoming weekend had canceled their trip. I found myself at home in the late afternoon … Continue reading Click your heels three times and say it.
Some days thoughts gurgle in my head the way a not-quite-right meal does in my stomach. Bits and pieces in are there and they're not playing well together. Yeah, I could take something. But the best remedy is just to wait. Wait. Things eventually settle. I just have to endure the discomfort. When this happens, … Continue reading Ouch. My thoughts are rumbling.