Friday, February 6, 2015

Thursday



It was just 4 degrees when I woke up on Thursday. I learned on the news that the Alberta clipper that made driving home so bad Wednesday night had dumped another 1 1/2 inches of snow on us.

By lunch time, it had warmed up to 11 degrees. I just went to Time Out and, on a whim, ordered yet another special: two coneys and swapped the fries to try the cheeseburger soup. The soup was fantastic. The two coneys not so much. Nobody puts beans in coney chili, dudes!

I learned that Christy is leaving. Time Out churns through people! I barely learn their names and then they are gone. I can’t help but contrast it with Newburgh Grill, where they’ve had the same three waitresses for some 15 years (but I think they are all family).

I went to the bank to make a deposit and the gas light came on. So, I pulled into a nearby gas station and found the pump won’t work! I went inside and asked and they said the gas lines were frozen!

So, I drove back to the Sunoco at Plymouth and Levan (the last place the cold made the pumps not work) and filled it up.

Sidebar: Why don’t they put out signs saying that???

Back home after work, I noticed the warm temperature on Wednesday combined with today’s bitter cold had left ice jams and icicles on the eves of the house. Not good!

I ate leftovers for dinner once the news was over. I watched a couple of taped shows, but switched to reading until bedtime.




4 comments:

  1. I was jealous of your coney until you said it had beans in it...WTF?

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  2. John, why don't you mention this to your friends at Time Out. And, when you went into the gas station, why didn't you complain about NO sign. a little late now to complain. Just sayin

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  3. Sidebar: Why don’t they put out signs saying that???


    Perhaps it's not the cold. Perhaps they're too embarrassed to admit the vandals took the handles.

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  4. @ Carla: ikr?
    @ GPF: Next time, for sure. I'm tired of this crap!!!
    @ Jake: I see where you're going with that. Could be!

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