Ran into Kirsten at Deer Lake Park yesterday. Her sister has a three legged dog too, which is very kind of them both. Keith and Paul were accompanying me. We saw a coyote as we entered the park which makes all the people who ignored us because they were wearing headsets rather amusing in a sick way. Hey, we tried to tell them but they just wouldn’t listen.
After I got back I mowed the whatever it is that’s growing on the property. It is no longer grass in the front yard, and the mere act of turning the mower around created immense divots in what’s left of the turf. The back isn’t so bad but it doesn’t get so dry (we never water). The house is a tear down, so we’re never going to get new sod. C’est la vie.
I got the orthotics, and twice crossed the Pattullo Bridge, which is under construction and an amply proportioned clusterfuck at the best of times. WHILE I was trying to get across the mofo’ing bridge northbound, a guy leaned out of his truck and said in a heavy Arabic accent “I give you three thousand dollars cash right now for your car” and I casually explained that it wasn’t going to happen, and he started upping the bid, reaching five thousand, leading me to explain that it a) it wasna my car and b) it was not for sale for any price. Then the traffic shifted and I stopped having to deal with him. Wish I’d taken the camera, Jeff might have been entertained by the convo. Entertainingly, these convos always happen more in the summer.
Went and got beer and groceries and a few treats, and we ate store chicken, home made salad and corn on the cob for dinner.
Forgot to mention that we saw a grouse by the side of the road when we went up Mt Washington last week.
I will be adjusting to the orthotics by wearing them about two hours a day until I’m completely used to them. They feel pretty comfortable but I’ll know better how they are later.
Watched Eye in the Sky and Wave. Very much enjoyed both movies, but I liked Wave more since it is a classic style disaster movie, leaving no trope unturned, but effectively and non-cheesily played out.