Cabin fever makes you do strange things. So, if you see an old woman in a bathing suit, lying stretched out on a beach towel in the full sun, beside a glass door, ignoring the snow piled just a few feet from her head, with a festive wine glass full of cherry juice and soda by her side, listening to deafening renditions from the "Beach Boys", well ...
If this is too much for you, avert your eyes, carry on with whatever you were doing. Pretend it never happened.
We did get to the library last night. The roads were poor on the trip there but were clear by the time we headed home. I took out several movies to watch the time away, and a couple of books to try out the author's work. A satisfying trip, the first since last Friday.
I am feeling guilty because I haven't made it in for a blood test my doctor requested. It has been several months since he gave me the forms, and I just haven't gotten all the factors together to actually fast, arrange for the car, experience good roads and make the one hour trip to the lab.
Too many obstacles to overcome. I fast then the transportation falls through due to weather. The weather turns nice but I haven't fasted. The one hour drive to the lab is just too much for me in the winter, particularly when a nights fasting is required and must be planned for in advance. Still, I feel guilty and hope that some important problem isn't being overlooked due to my failure to succeed in getting to the lab.
Life without any transportation at your disposal is very difficult.
The web site I am working on is coming along nicely, at least the design is coming along. Moving data from a database to plain html files is going to take some doing, and hopefully it will be worthwhile.
So, today will bring a fully parka'd walk in the sunshine, a sink full of dishes, a bit of jig saw puzzle solving and continued efforts on the web site makeover. Not a bad day.
|RECIPES :: Cast
Beach towel view or
a portrait of cabin fever.
[Sorry, no bathing suit pics! Imagine a beauty though, that is how I see myself; as we all should, I think.]
The Band Played Waltzing Matilda
performed by June Tabor
On The Screen
starring Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges
By The Easy Chair
No-More-Than-4 Ingredient Recipes: A Cookbook for Kitchen Klutzes
by Joy Gallagher Douglas
[Some recipes from raw ingredients - yes! Also some recipes using mixes (chemicals, sugar, bad fats etc.) - boo!]
"To create man was a quaint and original idea, but to add the sheep was tautology."
[Samuel Langhorne Clemens]
Pressure: 101.9 kPa rising
Visibility: 14.5 km
Humidity: 75 %
Wind Chill: -20
Wind: NNW 15 km/h
Air Quality Index: 0
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