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Knee Deep

So raise your hand if you have done or thought of this….

…Walking into a bank with your Covid mask on and asking for money.

Right?

Now is about the only time you can walk into a bank, wearing a mask, and the bank not get excited.

 So with losing my job, some dire family issues, Covid 19 and E-Learning, its been quite a year here. So with my attitude spiraling downward I followed the advice of my therapist and went to my doctor for….an anti depression prescription.

And with all the ugliness and oppression going on in the world today…

…I did not resist.

Now, had I not been on this medicine, I probably wouldn’t have told you that (let that logic marinate).

But since being on this medicine I dont mind telling you.

See? Its working!

I was not so depressed anymore and actually ride on the happy side.

A happy guy more or less.

After all, I was taking the course on Happiness too.

Now, a true story, this really happened…

A few weeks ago my pharmacist called  to tell me they were out of this anti-depressant medicine(?) prescription and that it was on back order and may not be in in some time.

I guess lots of people are depressed these days.

So, after hearing this news from my pharmacist, I paused for a bit and then said sternly,

“You know, this doesn’t make me very happy!”

Another true story…

I was at the gym to work out some issues. The gym was unstaffed and on auto pilot, including the radio station playing a country music station (not my first pick).

So I just focused on my reps.

But then a song came on where the words of the song caught my ear (country music does have some great lyrics after all). It just summed up the way I felt, or would like to feel.

The words stuck in my head….

“.…my only worry in the world is……is the tide gonna reach my chair”

Yea, sounds like the perfect phrase for someone who just had their no-depression prescription increased!

.…my only worry in the world is the tide gonna reach my chair

Soooo…I’m just going to take my Zoloft.

This year life tried to stop me but it sure didn’t

and now I’m gonna put the world away for a minute


Pretend I don’t live in it


Sunshine gonna wash my blues away

 

Had sweet love but I lost it


She got too close so I fought her
Now I’m lost in the world trying to find me a better way…

Wishing I was Knee-Deep in the water somewhere


Got the blue sky, breeze and it don’t seem fair
Only worry in the world is the tide gonna reach my chair

Sunrise there’s a fire in the sky
Never been so happy
Never felt so high
And I think I might have found me my own kind of paradise

Wrote a note said “Be back in a minute”
Bought a boat and I sailed off in it
Don’t think anybody’s gonna miss me anyway.

Mind on a permanent vacation
The ocean is my only(?) medication
Wishing my condition ain’t ever gonna go away

‘Cause now I’m knee-deep in the water somewhere


Got the blue sky, breeze blowing wind through my hair
Only worry in the world is the tide gonna reach my chair

Sunrise there’s a fire in the sky
Never been so happy
Never felt so high
And I think I might have found me my own kind of paradise

This champagne shore washing over me
It’s a sweet sweet life living by the salty sea


One day you could be as lost as me
Change your geography
Maybe you might be….

Knee-Deep in the water somewhere

Got the blue sky, breeze blowing wind through my hair
Only worry in the world is the tide gonna reach my chair…

Sunrise there’s a fire in the sky
Never been so happy
Never felt so high
And I think I might have found me my own kind of paradise

Come on in the water’s nice
Find yourself a little slice


Grab a backpack and lawn chair
You never know until you try
When you lose yourself……
You find the key to paradise


 

 

(OK…I actually just finished mowing the lawn)

Lose yourself and find your paradise!

I hope you find your own little paradise this week or next weekend….

Thanks Zack Brown Band, with a Jimmy Buffett accompaniment!

Here’s hoping the tide never reaches your chair.

….an audio start to help you find a paradise ….

That’s it for now knuckleheads.

I’ll try to do a better job next time.

Stay safe, wear a mask, love someone.

Show someone some Gratitude.

It’ll make you Happy!

…..and get Knee Deep in it.

Hot in Labor

“I’ve traveled all around the world
And there are places that still stand out to me
But none can really quite compare
To my Isle of Palms by the sea

beach picnic

My personal Utopia
A place to run to where I can hide away
Where I can truly reign supreme
Somewhere Hot yet clean and where a man can dream”

I’m king…

And true to form the week before this  for your Majesty had to get fitted for a brand new crown!

Exciting, huh?

Every King of Someplace Hot should have a shiny new crown for his adoring subjects, right?

So the Tuesday before Labor Day I had a Hot date for my royal fitting. I was escorted back to the royal ‘Crown Fitting Chambers’, told to put my feet up, as I awaited my fitting and crafting of my brand new crown.

It was so majestic!

dentist 2 Ah, but it wasn’t all fun and games. My new crown required intricate craftsmanship! But it was guaranteed to enhance the smile on my face!

I hate getting old...

I hate getting old…

Later that Labor Day weekend, I had news that my alma mater was going to play my other alma mater in a college football game on Saturday. Yes, Coastal Carolina (my 4 year school) was going to take on the Citadel (6 year school). The Coastal alumni courted their king’s presence more than the local Citadel alumni so I attended a fun little pep rally under their tent, complete with food, beverages, and FREEBIES!

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It was my first college football game in some time, and the first ever for our girls. The Citadel starts off every home football game with a parade it turns out. When all the enrolled Cadets enter the stadium of this military type university, they all must fall in line and enter as a unit, complete with a bag pipe procession to announce their entry. It was kinda impressive on this Hot Labor Day Saturday night!

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Yes, I have been King of Somewhere Hot again. And it has been Hot here this past week. The thought of September always brought thoughts of moderate temperatures but not this year.

So Labor Day we loaded up the car one more time and headed out to the beach. It was lots of fun again. The ocean temp was VERY nice after the Hot weekend. it felt very tropical and refreshing. But I didn’t get to spend much time there as I had a job working with my loyal subjects building sand castles!

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And, like any great scenic resource, the sea always brings new and extremely curious and interesting discoveries each time we visit. Last weekend we discovered they really do exist! They are not mere folklore but actual, living sea creatures.

I am talking about those ever elusive

mermaids…

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We had a great time at the beach Labor Day and you couldn’t help but break out the Pineapple Song and do a little tropical jig there on the beach

 I love it when it’s Hot! It’s so much fun….

“…..Someday I hope to find my queen

I know she’ll come my way
I’ll give her all my love
It’s not a complicated thing someplace I can swing
And she treats me like a King

I’m King
King of Somewhere Hot”

PS: it is due to be a bit cooler this weekend.

In fact, the kids say it might just get Frozen outside!

"you like it.....Hot?"

“you like it…..Hot?”

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