Wednesday, October 28, 2009 ~ 7 comments so far
I’d love to.
I really would.
Every year that rolls around finds me considering it.
Every year I start to jot down notes (where do you think one man tales came from?).
Every year I visit the website, and get excited at the thought.
Every year I think, yeah I COULD do that.
Every year I think, maybe I SHOULD do that.
Every year I think, maybe that’s just what I need.
Every year I think, yes, this is the year. I will do it!
But I won’t.
Not this year.
I just don’t have the time (such a lame excuse, really).
Even if I was to promise myself to MAKE the time.
If it really meant that much to me I would.
But I won’t.
Maybe next year.
It never rains…
Sunday, October 25, 2009 ~ 7 comments so far
Some time around 1am this morning there was a loud bang from downstairs when the kitchen ceiling got fed up trying to hold up a big pool of water, choosing to dump it, and several bits of the ceiling all over the kitchen below.
It seems that, after all the hassle and faffing with the cistern, there has been a leak in the bathroom. We did hear a couple of drips yesterday, but they had stopped (replaced, I presume, with a steady leak).
We mopped up, turned the water off and phoned the insurance company, they took our details and said they’d get someone to phone between 8am and 9am. Which, of course, didn’t happen. So I phoned them and was told someone would phone me soon, which they did (funny how that works) only to tell us that the guy in our area had phoned in sick, so it’ll be tomorrow before he can come out.
So we’ve got the heater on in the kitchen to dry it out as much as we can (it’s doing the job well) and just when I’d started to relax I heard a dripping noise. Yup, it looks like the flashing around the porch is leaking again, despite being replaced last year.
Frankly I’m of a mind to get all this fixed then sell this bloody place as it’s been nothing but hassle (I’d burn it down but it’s too damp). We did get this house very cheap because it needed work but this constant worrying about money is getting really really old.
Right now, at this moment
Friday, October 23, 2009 ~ 2 comments so far
I’m trying to catch up on a few bands I’ve heard mention of over the past month.
I’m pondering switching from dark maroon to blue.
I’m still faffing with Yahoo Pipes (which power this).
I’m writing up a proposal for a “community website” for a professional organisation I’m a member of (the ISTC).
I’m drafting blog posts sparked by conversations with some fellow professionals last night, one of which is “How I use Twitter”.
I’m slowly getting my gym mojo back, and quiet pleased that I’ve not put on any weight in the past two weeks (not lost any either but that’s a different story).
I’m planning ahead for the next couple of months, and wondering how to tackle some stuff in the New Year.
I’m laughing at the cat who is sleeping in a cardboard box next to me and who is snoring.
I’m remembering we are going out tonight and need to order some pizza to take with us (that was the deal, we’ll bring pizza, they provide beer).
I’m mostly daydreaming and wasting time when I should be having a quick shower and getting changed for tonight.
I’m wondering if I should even post this at all, as it’s a feeble excuse for a blog post and I had promised myself I’d do better.