That’s been my routine for the last few days and I don’t see it ending anytime soon, based upon the way I feel. But believe me, I’m more than ready for it to be over. And worse, Miss Terry now has a scratchy throat and has sneezed a few times. I really hope she’s not coming down with the same crud I have. If she’s sick, who’s going to take care of me?
We did not want to go out, but by yesterday afternoon we were pretty much out of food and when it comes down to starve or die, they always eat the fat guy first. So I told Terry we’d better make a grocery store run.
The weatherman was predicting heavy thunderstorms for the afternoon, and of course, they hit about the time we were loading our purchases into the Explorer at Publix. By the time we got home it was pouring and I was thoroughly soaked after unloading everything. Lighting was starting to flash around us, and that’s one thing I am very nervous around. I wasn’t inside the Winnebago more than a minute or two when the sky lit up and a lightning strike hit so close that it lit up the inside of our motorhome and sounded like a cannon going off. You’ve never seen a sick fat boy jump so high in your life!
Once we dried off and got everything put away, Terry made a delicious dinner of homemade clam chowder that was a real treat for the taste buds. I had two bowls and wished I had room for more.
By the time you read this, I may have hit a milestone. As of last night I had sold 999 audiobooks of my mystery novels since Big Lake, the first one, went live July 4th of last year. Will today be sale 1,000?
Also on the audiobook front, it looks like Bruce Miles will start narration of Big Lake Scandal, the fifth book in my Big Lake mystery series this week. Bruce has narrated the first four books in the series and does an excellent job with them. I hope to have Scandal available for purchase by Christmas.
Speaking of Christmas, we’re getting into that time of year where I try to avoid any box store if at all possible. I just hate the crowds all pushing and shoving to buy crap they can’t afford to buy for people who probably don’t want it anyway, but now those people are obligated to buy you crap they can’t afford to buy that you don’t want, just to keep even. Lord bless us one and all. Bah humbug!
I always tell people to buy what they want for themselves and I’ll buy what I want for me, and we’ll all be happier. Of course, living in an RV means that we don’t have a lot of room for stuff anyway, so we’re careful what we buy. We save money and extra weight in the motorhome. That’s what I call a win-win.
Thought For The Day – You can tell how big a man is by what it takes to discourage him.