Snowy with patches of irony
Got up this morning to blowing snow. MrsDOF and I eat breakfast out on Saturday mornings so had to clear off the car. This is a couple minutes work and no big deal. Spent more time telling the Mrs. not to worry about it.
Breakfast was great and driving on snow-covered streets is entertaining as always.
Got home, read blogs, including John Hoke (a New Yorker) who said:
We went to the store to pickup/drop off dry cleaning earlier and the typical crush of worriers that the sky will open up and leave them stranded in their homes were fighting over every last frozen dinner, bottle of milk/water or other sundry that they really didn’t need. I blame a lot of this on the talking-head-idiot weather reporters who in order to get more ratings have been hyping the hell out of every possible storm. Bleh!
Went to the gym and saw breathless headline on Fox news: “New York braces for killer storm!” Just about fell off stairmaster laughing.
Driving home, got milk at the grocery. As I left, the poor guy who has to watch people checkout their own groceries with the talking-machine scanners, deadpanned:
“…And so another joyous shopping experience comes to an end.”
Left Kroger’s with a stupid grin on my face.
Drove past Weaver’s Rent-All. Sign said, “Life is short. Make fun of it.”
Got MrsDOF’s blog semi-functional. Go take a look: www.mrsdof.com
Set up an FTP account on my family webspace for her to upload pictures. This will be a bit of a learning curve for her but I promised her that after she’s done it a few times, it’ll be like loading the dishwasher – just routine. So all you lucky dogs will be able to read her “Dear Ones” letters! Up until now that’s been a select group of email recipients.
All in all, a pretty fun day. Hope John & family survived the “Killer Storm!”