April 15, 2011
Wearing Out the Jacuzzi Bathtub
Have you ever seen that happening?
Anyway - Dwayne took “ vacation time “ off so we could get some kind of a start on a huge project for this year.
Both of us have been busting our butts around here. And it seems to be paying off for me. My 3-month appointment with my Pulmonary Specialist included discovery of having lost 10 pounds!! I was so happy - and shocked!
But if there’s any time of the year that I really enjoy going fishing - it’s during the month of April. Go figure. The same month needed for planting - anything - just about everything!
It’s Crappie season! Here in Tennessee - there is a limit of 15 per person - and they MUST NOT be smaller than 9 inches.
Unfortunately - we have " Idjits and Arseholes " in this state that can't be considerate enough to throw the smaller ones back.
We don't have near the number of Game Wardens on the water that we should. And the state of Tennessee has no kind of measurable re-stocking program to help pick up the slack.
We tried scheduling this past Tuesday for such a day. Unfortunately - Mother Nature said “ No. “
Wednesday was the day. We brought home a few beautiful Black Crappie! And I was too dad-gum wiped out to take a photo.
We didn’t catch our limit. But we caught enough to make 3 dinners and next-day lunches!
Instantly - he reminded me of our Miniature Schnauzer - Zucker. He was so friendly - determined to melt my heart enough to get some goodies out of me. I’m thinking folks living on the river must have “ adopted “ him.
Yesterday morning - I barely managed to get coffee going in the pot when the power threatened to fail - twice.
Not even 10 minutes after finishing with brewing - everything went black - all around our area. I thought quick enough to get the hot coffee into thermos’ so we could enjoy our morning coffee before digging in.
After almost an hour - we gave up on being able to fix breakfast. We settled for a piece of home-made Hummingbird Cake and just headed on outside to knock out things on the list.
I’m behind on photos. I may have to settle for another “ Photo Day “ posting for help.
But to give a hint on that one - Dwayne has begun to dismantle the old tobacco barn. NOT so easy when Mother Nature insists on throwing us full days loaded with high winds.
Today - is one of those days. Cross your fingers for us - please !!
Hope all is going well in your neck of the chaos!
at 8:20 AM