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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Talk'n in a big circle

Oh boy, today is Sunday. Does that mean I get to "do nuttin" today.

I don't know how all ya people see my days, but on this end, I always get something done before the sun goes down. I mean....like, if it's only to sweep the floor, I got something done.

Now, bout that parking brake "fix" I been talk'n bout for a week or so. You may think Robert is the only one up under "da house" work'n on that thing, but let me tell ya right now, the old Billy Bob was up under there too, show'n him what to do. I got the bruises to prove it. I know bout that kind of shit ya know.
Well anyways, the drum is still hang'n up....drag'n. One cable is not releasing all the way. Hmmmm, must be something wrong with that there cable.
Ahh ha, there is something wrong with that cable. See that white plastic sleeve? The cable runs through that thing. An' it hangs up in that thing. The purpose of the sleeve is so's the cable don't wear out slide'n back an' forth. I tear that dad gum plastic sleeve slap out....throws it in the dumpster. Now the cable works perfectly. Ever thing is put back together, shoes adjusted an' "tested" for correct operation. Yeee haa, check it off'n the "fix it" list. No more nightmares bout "Sally da house" sink'n in some lake somewheres down the road. I am sooo proud of my wonderful son Robert.

Speak'n of down the road....where the hell do I want to go for winter? Old man winter, that's "mama nature's" grandpa ya know, will be here in short order. I say short order 'cause I ain't gonna be in Georgia when the first norther hits here. Ya gotta plan ahead for this kind of stuff ya know. A couple three four months ahead.

As far as I'm concerned, Falcon Lake in way down south Texas, on the border with Mexico, is out this year. That big ol' 14 pounds bass fish is just gonna have to wait for better times afore I catches him.
I can see it now, I wake up some morn'n, look out into my camp'n site an' there's a hunnert kids wait'n for me to fix breakfast. I ain't the only one avoid'n the border towns as this immigration thing is go'n on. You did see in the news didn't ya, where border patrol was fired on with high power rifles from Mexico? When it was over, 50 kids surrendered to the officers after they had safely crossed the Rio Grande river into the US. That was in way down south Texas. Did I hear somebody say "winter in Florida"? 

Well damn, somebody left a half a can of coke on my brand spank'n new desk. Grankids need to be more respectful of new stuff. It got turned slap over....coke all over the desk top. Bout 10 paper towels later, the coke is gone an' desktop somewhat neat....removal of all the stuff what got throwed up there. Tools, boxes of screws, duct tape, measure sticks (yard sticks), saws, files....well shoot, you know what I'm talk'n bout....work'n stuff.

Speak'n of work'n on stuff, I like to work on stuff. Well it ain't really work, it's more like a hobby. I sit here, take a look at something....."I can fix or modify that". I do fix stuff what don't need to be fixed.....just to be do'n something. But, it ain't like it used to be.....now days I'm slow an' I ain't in no hurry. "Tomorrow Billy Bob, it will still be there tomorrow".

Now....do I do dishes on a Sunday, or do I wait till tomorrow? Got to sit down, sip me up a cup an' do me some think'n bout that. What ever choice I make, it will still be a good one. 

13 comments:

  1. I'd say let the dishes wait until Monday. "Never do today what you can put off until tomorrow" has always worked for me.

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    1. Well I did turn the water heater on for hot dish water. But, I could use that hot water for a shower too. Decisions decisions.....

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  2. I feel sorry for those kids from countries that let the big drug cartels dictate the laws, it is shameful, but veterans in this country, the old, homeless, mentally ill and those needing social security disability are scewed, we cannot help everyone, but tiny kids, it is horrible..They are innocent victims of those big drug cartels plain and simple, America is a refuge for immigrants from everywhere but it help them no one born in this country who has worked, paid taxes and needs help and the veterans well it is just a no win situation...I think you should winter where it is warm and near a golf course and nice people, no place else, Not in Georgia too many tornadoes and inclement weather, SNOW in Atlanta that killed people stuck on the freeways, no new mexico is nice Arizona is nice but many problems with immigrants getting into those borders, Texas looks like the only place to enjoy one's retirement, take care, ciao!

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  3. I meant to say if you are born in this country, worked, veteran to boot and you need assistance you cannot get one dadblasted thing, the USA should be thinking about our citizens born here before reaching out to immigrants who have no family here to help them out..I truly believe this to be true, if you want to live in the USA get your citizenship immediately, speak our language, get an education and job and pay the price to live in the greated country in the world, my parents did and they believed what they were told on Ellis Island either conform and be a USA citizen take the test, get to learning ENGLISH, get an education while working and pay taxes and cherish the fact you are in the greatest country of the world, my Mom, taught citizenship classes, met my father, he spoke dadblasted good English and my Mother could speak English and many other languages they worked like crazy, my Mother passed from this earth, I was taught to work and pay and pay and keep my nose straight as my Dad used to say..Others can do the same..ciao!

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  4. good job fixin that parking brake, and cleaning up the mess.
    Now where to this winter??? hmmmm...

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    1. Now many warm choices for winter. Warm be'n no lower than 40 degs at night.

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    2. Not many dad gum it.....not NOW....sheesh Billy Bob

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  5. Phoenix stays pretty warm. And it's still a 2 hour drive to the border. Just sayin'.

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  6. I've got a place I like right on the Colorado River about 2 hours northwest of Phoenix. Town just big enough to have most everything you need except an Apple Store and that's in Phoenix. Sure is a long drive to get there from Minnesota, though. My campground even has its own golf course--you ever played right out in the desert?

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  7. hi shadowmoss , mr. P. would have to have a valid passport to go to mexico and in acapulco the temperature is a steady 90 degrees fahrenheit every day and 72 degrees fahrenheit every night .mapquest tells me that acapulco mexico is only 825 miles south of brownsville texas . the thing is mr. P. is no more a texas redneck , he seems to be a texas chicken , with no more fun left in him.




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  8. It will be interesting to see where you end up as the cool air comes south in three months. I plan to be in drier air than the last few winters.

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  9. South Alabama stays warm enough and it's not to far from Alabama. If you lived near me, I could find a job for you every day, small or large--your choice...lol. Oh, I am in north Alabama, so not suggesting south Alabama to give you chores...lol.

    It is good your son has you to supervise and teach him. When my father was older, my brother who was 17 learned how to roof our house. My father sat in a lawn chair, showed him the shingle and all the steps and why and how things should be done. Daddy could break down the steps, He yelled up to the roof if he saw my brother was doing something wrong or needed further instructions. Competent teachers are priceless.

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