Archive for the ‘Humor’ Category

As Luck Would Have It

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

The other day I was in the car on my way to an in-home training session. It was a beautiful day out, and I was loving it! I stopped at a stop sign, not far off FM 407, when something odd caught my eye. There was a small field there, in the middle of a residential neighborhood, and something was standing there. Looked like a huge bird. It was motionless. I couldn’t tell if it was real or just a wooden statue. So I put on the emergency brake and turned on my flashers.

Sure enough, s-l-o-w-l-y he took a step. He WAS real!!! He was pretty cool looking, and as luck would have it - I had my camera with me, so I whipped it out of my bag and started snapping away.

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All of a sudden I looked in my rear view mirror and realized that a squad car had pulled up behind me. CRAP!!! No lights, but he sat there for a few minutes - probably running a check on my plates. My first instinct was to jump out of the car and explain that “Gee - I was only taking pictures”, but I know better than to do that. So I waited it out, and he finally came walking up. “Everything OK?” he asked. “Yea, sorry - I was just getting a couple of shots of this guy” and I pointed to where the bird had been. As luck would have it - he was gone!!

Naw - just kidding. Thank God he WAS still there, but it would have made for a better post if he hadn’t been. :-0

He asked if I got them (the pics) and then said, “Well, you better clear the street then”. I was lucky that he was a nice guy. What exactly IS the fine for obstructing traffic anyway? Never mind - I don’t want to know.

Till Next Time…

People Are Weird

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

People always want what they can’t have. Have you ever noticed that? Or maybe it’s just me.

I finally bit the bullet and had the foot surgery, so all I can basically do for a few days is sit in the recliner with my foot propped up. Now, I know this sounds like heaven to most of you out there. It did to me too - at least at first. A day of sitting in a chair with my trusty pal at my side, either reading or watching television (preferably Bravo trash) is GRAND. Two days is nice. Day three starts to get a little tedious, and it declines from there.

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Now that I am ORDERED not to bend my foot, I suddenly can’t WAIT to be able to jump around. I’m already making plans for big time exercise routines - to get on the treadmill; to do Tai Chi; and to work on heeling with Micah. Even cutting the grass sounds good about now. You know, all those things I didn’t really want to do that much, when I COULD. What’s up with that?

I need to play a little mind game with myself the next time I don’t want to do something physical, and pretend I can’t. Yeah - maybe that’s the ticket!!

Ode to Dog Hair

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

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Dog hair here, dog hair there
Dog hair nearly everywhere

It doesn’t take long, it soon adds up
I most certainly could fill a small truck

Every day, the broom must pay
The hair it seems, is here to stay

I sweep each day, but it does no good
The very next day, it’s understood

The mound of hair, it will be back
It’s a little brown, and a little black

This task of mine, it never ends
Cleaning up after my furry friends

But I don’t mind too much, you see
Cause I like them and they like me

I’d have them around in any case
Even if they “hairy” up the place

They are the best, these guys and gals,
They are the very best of pals

So sweep I will, I won’t complain
Not even of hair of the huge Great Dane!

Or the wavy hair of the small wild one
That’s all I’ll say - my Ode is Done!