Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Tuesday, Tuesday (Can’t trust that day…)



It was still warm and muggy when I woke up with the alarm on Tuesday morning. According to the news, we have a threat of severe thunderstorms from somewhere between 4:00 to 10:00 p.m.

I walked outside in the morning and it was like trying to breathe water.

I went to the Newburgh Grill for lunch and got a cup of their bean with ham soup and a mini-Greek salad. Then I went to the CVS in the same strip mall and got some tooth paste, mouthwash and a birthday card for B___’s granddaughter.

Sidebar: This was on the ToDo list this past weekend, but never happened.

I got my Amazon box from UPS (I have things delivered to work, rather than letting them sit on my porch – security concerns). I got a Bluetooth keyboard for the tablet. I charged it for three hours and then set it up. Just one more thing to carry, but it works!

Sidebar: Should have just bought a cheap laptop!!!

I walked outside in the afternoon and noticed just how much the winds had picked up. It was 80 degrees, BTW.

I lucked out and it was still just hot and muggy, but not raining, when I left work at 5:00 p.m. for home.

I treated the cat, changed clothes and then went back outside. I had a couple of things I wanted to accomplish, but it started sprinkling. So, I retreated back inside.

But, the sprinkling stopped. Which was lucky as the lawn guys showed up and cut the grass.

It looked great, but as I was watching out the window, it started raining again. Then the weather radio went off! According to it, the storm will hit here about 7:15 p.m. Since it was only 6:50 p.m., I imagine I will have to listen to that damn racket for at least another half hour.

Sidebar: I complain a lot about it, but realize that the weather radio may save my ass someday…

By 7:00 p.m., the rain was hitting the windows hard. Now the TV was issuing also warnings on the emergency warning system. Geesh!

Sidebar: I don’t think it was the rain or thunderstorms that were the issue. I think it was the high winds.

By 7:20, the storm and moved on and it was just sprinkling here. I warmed up the last of the shrimp and pasta for dinner. I watched the NCIS and NCIS New Orleans reruns and went to bed.

4 comments:

  1. Are your shows over for the summer? Our shows are almost gone...so sad! And my most favorite show RuPaul's Drag Race ends on Monday...tears will begin shortly.

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  2. Yes, but there are supposed to be some good summer replacement series coming on. Aquarius starry David Duchovny starts tonight on NBC and sounds interesting.

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  3. Good investment with the keyboard! Is it the kind that forms a base for the tablet or..?

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  4. @ Jake: Yes and no. It's made to fit with the newest Lenovo tablet, which I don't have. They don't make one specifically for my model, though. So, I just set it in front of it.

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