Reality can be pretty rude at times. Here I was all set to go to sleep earlier this morning after a long night’s work and as I walked upstairs I saw all these trucks and equipment pulling up. Sure enough, the neighbor is getting their driveway fixed and paved. So the rest I was hoping for was shot to hell.
I stayed up and worked given all the noise they were creating. Leaf duty, mowing duty, gutter cleaning, patio’s and gardens cleaned. All before noon. I gave the Miata a quick wash took a shower and hit the road.
I was planning a nice afternoon drive and it started out that way. I went to Duchess and got a sandwich and road to Old Ellicott City and ate the first half watching the Patapsco river slowly move by enjoying the sunshine when heavy clouds rolled in. So I packed up and headed home in time for the first raindrops to fall as I was pulling into the driveway. Bet I wasn’t gone an hour.
I quickly closed the shed and put the trimmer and leaf blower away. So much for the highlights of the day. I was hoping for a sunny relaxing afternoon, such is life. Sort of like having a pillow yanked from under you while asleep.
Random Thoughts of the Day
- Despite the chill on Friday, I’m still going for a snowball.
- Sometimes a smile is the furthest thing from being happy there is.
- I think it’s a good day to wash the ride. Obviously, I was wrong.
- Lots of days, this is just a tool to feel better.