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Mish Mash Hump Day

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I’m without focus today. Had to run a few errands and I’m not encouraged by the selfishness I see of some behind the wheel. But there were flashes of humanity today. I held the door open for those who were behind me with their hands full. There were a few kind words and wishes for a good holiday from the guys at the liquor store. And I’m not a regular.

And I exchanged nodes and pleasantries with a complete stranger while sitting in traffic, we were headed in the opposite directions but stuck in traffic. He gave a node and I thought he said something so I rolled down the window. He said he was just nodding about the car. I told him I liked his also. Ours were the same color and both had black convertible tops but different makes of car. I said I wished it was warm enough to have the top down and he smiled and laughed.

Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
Photo by Mike Hartley


Today I’m going to eat smart. Ah the hell with it. Might as well get a base on for tomorrow. Plus my logic is I’m going to need a few extra layers to deal with these cold temps. I have to go out twice tomorrow just to pick up and return my father and mother in-law, but otherwise its feasting, football, fun and fatness.

I can see the problem now. I’m full as can be. I’ve loosened the string on the sweat suit. And then I hear a voice from the kitchen again. It will yell, Mike do you want a piece of apple, pecan or pumpkin pie. Good thing I have a day to sort out that answer. Of course I’ll have whipped cream with any choice.


Random Thoughts of the Day

When trust is gone. Chaos and Civil War replaces it.

I wish I had time to read more blogs.

My mind is like a computer that is running too many intensive programs and scripts. And the one eating up the CPU is the one waiting on medical results.

Only another day or two to a full moon. Maybe time for some night shooting.

Here’s to a safe and happy holiday weekend.

Author: Mike Hartley

With a lifetime and a half in the Newspaper industry I'm preparing for my retirement career as an Artist, Writer, Photographer and Video content provider. I'm a proud father of two wonderful children and I'm still married to the first girl I fell in love with and probably only one that would have me.

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