Off Beat Ride

I just woke up, walked dogs and cats and chickens. Drinking coffee. No shower yet, as I’m taking the day off today. I feel kind of brain damaged and must assume that the morning coldwater hosedown is a component for waking up as critical as coffee. Perhaps even moreso.

Our bag of chicken feed got bugs. So I dumped it in the backyard. There is a chicken feast happening.

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There were, and will be, many more chickens eating from that pile. I need new chicken feed, and an airtight container to keep it in.

The reason I am taking the day off is because the exterminator is coming this morning. We may have termites. Can’t be bad- concrete house.

Also, our internet has been flakey. Going off in the evenings. My spell checker says you spell flakey “flaky” but I  like flakey better.

I have just been informed there is dog poop on the porch, so I must go, my people need me.

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Almost Forgot

Woke up this morning, Dogs, cats and chickens taken care of. Showered and shaved and coffeed. Sitting on the sofa with a coffee thinking. “I seem to be done rather early this morning.” Then I remembered I didn’t post. SO I’m posting. Good Morning! It was a good weekend. I mowed the yard and did laundry and cleaned the house. I didn’t get the boat moved, I didn’t go diving or to the beach, but it was still a nice weekend.

Here is a picture from last week. It is a picture of nothing, underwater. I love this picture. Click to enlarge.Camera 14MP-9PC

Finally Friday!

After what seemed like a long, slow week, it’s Finally Friday. Unfortunately, I have the feeling that this will be a fast, short weekend. The Wife has mentioned several “Little” things throughout the week that she wants to do this weekend. And I have the vague notion that she’s got us booked pretty solid. She’s working Saturday and I’m bringing the boat home.

I’m not going to post much today, Have a good weekend!

Same Post, Different Day

Thursday… this week is going slow. seems like a long time since the weekend.
Today is payday but the money showed up in my account yesterday. So I paid the bills yesterday and now I’m broke till next payday again. Not really, but I’m trying to stick to my budget.

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Beautiful sunrise this morning. I suppose my sunrise pictures all look about the same to you.

Ready for my first cup of coffee this morning. dogs fed, cats fed, dogs walked. ready for coffee.

Ortanique Thumbs DOWN.

OrtaniqueLogoLast night the Wife and I and four people she knows through work went to Ortanique, a trendy kinda restaurant at a mall named Camana Bay.

I was not impressed.

Started out, we sat down. The waiter came over, nice guy, real chatty. He went to get us water and drinks. A while later, a waitress comes over and gives three of us water, and leaves. I guess she had only a tiny bottle of water. Later the waiter came back with our drinks, and we had to ask for the water.

Finally, after after what seemed a really long time, everyone had water. Nobody ever asked me what I wanted to drink, I tend to be quiet when the wine list is going around, as I don’t drink alcohol, so nobody asked and I drank water all night.

Later, someone brought us a bread basket with three pieces of bread in it. Remember, it’s a table of six. There’s a notice on the menu “First round of garlic bread is on us”.

I ordered the “Caribbean Jerk Penne Pasta”. It was approximately a cup of pasta, and not more than half a chicken breast, cut up. I ate it in about two minutes. It was tiny. I should have taken a picture. The plate was this big round disk, with a tiny bowl dent in the center. It was huge but it wouldn’t hold a cup of water. Redonklulous.

The waiter asked if we wanted to see the dessert menu, we all said no, except my Wife said she’d have a look. The waiter brought one dessert menu for her. I don’t know the rules, but I think it’s politeness when people say they don’t want to see the dessert menu, and when one person says OK, it’s like an ice breaker, and the waiter should bring everyone dessert menus in case anyone changes their mind….  like I said, I was still hungry after my tiny fistful of pasta and I partly said no to the menu because everyone else did. Plus I was ready to leave so I could go get something to eat!

SOOOOOOOO anyway, (this is unbelievable) On the dessert menu, there were maybe 10 things. (I don’t know for sure because I never saw the menu) Of those 10 things, they didn’t have 8 of them. The waiter went through all the things they didn’t have, ranted about how great they were. Two of our six ordered dessert, which was a high number, considering only one of us had a menu. I was feeling pretty invisible at this point. And irritated.

The final kicker offer is the bill. The waiter left the black leather bill holder thing on our table, “No rush, take your time, this is just so that you won’t have to wait on me later when you want to check out.” Pretty nice, I hate waiting for them to bring the bill. Half hour later, when those that had drinks finished them and those that had dessert finished it. I open the bill. It’s not ours. It’s an already-signed credit card sheet, a bunch of cash, it’s someones bill who already paid and left. So I got up and went and got our bill. We paid and got out of there. I came home and had a major snack, because I was starving.

I think there are really no good restaurants at Camana Bay. They’re all the trendy, tiny portion, overpriced places to be seen instead of to eat. In fact, I never liked Camana Bay at all. when I go there I feel like I’m in the middle of nowhere, and everything is unreal, like  I’m at the set of a play. It looks like a trendy shopping mall place, but it’s all fake props. It’s creepy to me. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a nice place, well built, good design. But there’s this nagging feeling I have when I’m there…

That’s my post. Have a good day!!

Two Days Till Thursday

Well, Monday is gone. now it’s Tuesday. payday is day after tomorrow.

Last night we went to dinner at Macabuca. It was pretty good food and there was a nice sunset.

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Yesterday in town it rained hard almost all day. West Bay didn’t get drop. I couldn’t go on my beach lunch yesterday because of the rain and I was on the scooter. Now it’s nice and clear but I wonder it’s going to rain again today. 30 percent chance haha!

We’ve had a new coffee maker now for about a week. I suppose it makes acceptable coffee. It is one of those Keurig kinds with the canister.

My studying has been going extremely slow. I’m afraid I’m going to have to get up even earlier in order to study and accomplish anything.

That’s it for today. Have a terrific Tuesday!

Twas A Good Weekend

It was a good weekend. Seemed like a long weekend. Don’t really what remember what I did all weekend. Went to the beach.
Saturday I went to you the cigar store and the beach. The Wife had to work. I went and saw her at work.
Yesterday we did some yard work and watched TV. The Wife supervised the yard work which consisted of trimming a tree. She gets the cast off her leg in 2 weeks.
Redskins lost to Dallas and it doesn’t get any worse that. The referees were blatantly biased. The Skins would have lost anyway though.
Now it’s Monday and I’m feeding the cats and ready to go to work.
Have a good week!