First, I want to stop and give a shout out to all my friends and followers along the Caribbean coast and especially Houston. My prayers go out to you good people. I hear a lot of good stories of all sorts of people helping each other out amid the flood and destruction.
Second, I want to try something I have never tried before, writing a blog post on drugs.
You see I just am shedding my sedation from a scheduled double hernia repair this morning. It seems all went well in the out-patient surgery. I have about 3 days worth of pain medicine to take yet, including tonight. So if this post gets a little loopy or not proofed well, after I chased the meds with a Bud Lite, you know why.
No beer will be consumed this week in my house it appears. But I did get these stylish hose as a parting gift from my hospital.
If I only had some white flats to go with them.
Sooooo, with lots of time on my hands this week I thought I’d crank out an overdue blog post or two; and maybe leave some sordid comments around WordPress to kill some time.
Looking back to last week, I guess you all heard about our Total Solar Eclipse?
And we almost had one here.
And I was all prepped for it too! Here I am at 9am, ready and raring to go!
And then again around 11pm…
But you see the sky was starting to get crowded
By the time the Solar Eclipse was ready to take place, this is all I could capture with my handy-dandy android camera.
And we were about to get some real weather by solar eclipse time (with all due respect to Houston)
By the time the actual total solar eclipse took place in our area you could not even find the sun! Ah, in more ways than one.
Didn’t I tell you it would rain?
Still, it was pretty cool as it got completely dark eventually. Two minutes later all the nighttime creatures came out (toads, crickets, owls) and you could hear them singing their happy nocturnal songs.
Two minutes later, it was over.
Those toads and crickets must have been so confused.
It was really something to witness, from the eerie nighttime darkness in the middle of the afternoon to the rare celestial event to those poor confused nocturnal animals. It was sad that it didn’t last longer
But.. one of my peers did fare better with the weather up the road and captured these great photographs of the eclipse.
You know, if I had not witnessed the solar eclipse starting to happen I might take these pictures with a grain of salt. I mean we have all seen similar ones, right?
But there was something very, very special watching it happen through our fancy glasses that did make it really miraculous to me. You got to witness part of this great creation of God’s.
Anyway, that was my most recent overdue post. Stay tuned this week for more outdated events 🙂
Its about time for me to dose up again so I must go.
There were a few fun stories from my celestial hernia event this morning, like the nurse who wanted to give me a numbing shot….so I wouldn’t feel the prick of the IV needle go in….and then she couldn’t get the needle to stick, but not nearly as funny as my cancer experience. And, while I entered the hospital with a double hernia scheduled, I actually left the hospital with three hernias repaired. I begged them for a Bud Light in the recovery room after hearing that news!
But no deal.
So tomorrow I have some movies planned in the morning and then in the afternoon head out to my favorite chair
….with my margarita…
Thanks for dropping by 3D knuckleheads!
I will try to do better next time