Saturday, July 02, 2016
This morning while transplanting a veronica speedwell plant at the end of our driveway, a humming bird almost bumped into me. Initially I wasn't sure what just zoomed past me, a giant moth? Then I looked and there he/she was, taking an early morning breakfast among the vast colorful array of our driveway flowers. Folks, this is what life is all about to me these days. I just enjoy the simple things these days.
This weekend is the Fourth of July weekend here in our coastal resort. You gotta know we're fighting that traffic. Solid rows of vehicles headed south to Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, and other beach destinations. Great weather this weekend. I'm happy for all the visitors. I am especially happy for all the money they leave in our beautiful region but I have to tell you folks, I stay away from that mess.
As some of you may know, I work two days a week a bed and breakfast in Lewes, Delaware, Mondays and Thursdays from 3 PM to 11 PM. Guess what? This year I am working The Fourth. Yep, I'm going into that mess. Lewes has several events going on The Fourth, including the Doo Dah Parade just when I'm due to go into work at 3 PM. Our hotel has a parking lot and warnings about cars illegally parked there that would be towed away. What do you want to bet there will cars be parked their illegally? Yep, we've never towed any cars away. Just have the warning. I'll probably have Bill to drive me in and pick me up. Oh the joys of working during a summertime holiday.
Then after my shift on Monday, I have to prepare for a colonoscopy on Wednesday.
Oh yes, the joy of the "prep" for the procedure. Basically, I drink a God awful concoction the night before to clean me out for a tube with a camera to be inserted into my anal regions. The other bad part is that I can't eat anything the day before the procedure. The only good part is when I'm knocked out (anesthetized) prior to the procedure. That's always "fun." Actually, it is. The last time I had this procedure, I videotaped me drinking the God awful concoction. I'm not sure if I'll go that route this year. Decision to be determined. I'll just be glad when this whole procedure is completed and I can coast awhile without any doctor appointments.
Where I can spend my days videotaping humming birds feeding from our flowers.
Ah, life is good.