Dreams! – Not the “wish” type but the one that happens when you sleep. This has been a very active week in my head (only while I’m sleeping). Usually it’s a mix of people I knew decades ago set in bizarre settings doing bizarre things (some not appropriate for a PG blog). One night I saw a TV medical show about a woman with severe round worms. Damn, didn’t I dream of worms that night? Now I’m checking my stool. The power of dreams.
“What are they thinking” – Ever say that? Especially when you are driving. I followed a pokey driver who was going well below the speed limit. I make up stories as to why they do this. He looked like an older man (you know, little bump over the seat where a real head should be). Maybe he was dotty (technical term that applies anyone but me). Maybe something was wrong with the car and he was on his way to get it fixed. I can come up with a thousand stories to amuse me until I can pass them.
I’m getting like my Mom – That’s not a bad thing but in this case, perhaps. My mother complained (a lot) about escalating prices especially on her meager fixed income. Bread went up to 31 cents from 29 cents (back in the ‘60s) and I thought she’d have a heart attack. This past week I bought pond supplies for the season. Products went up 20 to 25%! That’s ridiculous! I like to patronize local stores but I don’t want to send their kids to Ivy League colleges! Mom, I understand.
Blogging friends – This week a long-time blogging buddy lost her dog. We were all prepared (assuming that is even possible) as she had been posting about his illness. It didn’t matter. When I saw the email notice, it’s the first thing I opened and I cried. I never met the dog or the owner but they touched my heart. RIP Rumpy.
Never say never – Or even “not lately.” One California blogger posted this week about a problem she has with mallard ducks trying to move into her pool. Many years ago a mallard couple tried to “rent” my pond for the summer season. Fortunately they didn’t like all the human activity and left quickly. I haven’t seen any since…until my friend posted. Last night there was couple taking a moonlight swim in my tiny pond. Oy vay!
So how was your week?