A Working Day!

I’m great at multitasking. I can waste time, be unproductive, and procrastinate all at once.

I woke up this morning full of wee-wee and vinegar (an old saying Mom used to tell me).  Mary had to work today, and she called saying she will be working late.  So, I made a small breakfast for myself using my culinary skills that I am slowly acquiring.

I had to use the bacon by the end of the week, so I fixed four pieces.  Yes, one dismissing as I made it a sample to make sure it was OK, it was! I fried up the bacon leaving plenty of nice hot grease in the skillet, and then, without missing a beat, I cracked all three eggs at once, tossed them into the air, and caught them with the pan nary spilling a drop.  It was poetry in motion.

Eggs are not only high in protein; they also contain many vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. So, bacon and eggs really can be a healthy breakfast option if eaten in moderation.  Moderation, what a curious word!

I love my bacon.

I only use rooster eggs, but it is very hard on the roosters!  You can tell when a rooster lays an egg; they walk funny for a couple of days!

I think this is true!!

Eggs for breakfast!

I tried to make a pretty presentation, but alas, I am lucky to get it cooked and on the plate! My eggs were fried country style, in a bunch of bacon grease. Sizzle sizzle; yum yum!

Fried eggs and bacon for breakfast.

The bacon and eggs got my engine running, and I was ready to take a big job… Putting away Christmas!

I headed for Lowe’s first as the boxes I had Christmas in were at least twenty years old, and they were getting brittle and cracking.  I loaded the back of the van with ten boxes to get started.

I packed and searched and packed and wrapped until I was dead tired.  I did make good use of the time as I bought an audiobook of “Plum Island,” which I have been trying to read for a month.  I played it in the background as I worked.

So from 9:30 Am until almost 4:30 PM, I packed and took an occasional stop to do my laundry and work on my website, changing the front page to Valentine’s Day instead of Christmas.

I had a chance to work in the garden a bit.

These containers should last as long as I will last since they are used just once a year??

Ten boxes and five more will hold the contents of the house.

I love the audiobooks as they are on the iPhone, and I can listen to them anytime I want.

A great read!

Mary called about 5:00 PM and was heading to her home.  I said I would meet her there after taking a shower and cleaning up; I was a mess after putting up Christmas all day!  I stopped at the market and got a nine bottle of wine to celebrate tomorrow being her first official day of retirement from the VA.  She also got some flowers, Robina, I believe.

Almost as pretty as Miss Mary

We watched Two And A Half Men while having a beautiful dinner prepared by Miss Mart from our overabundance of left-overs.  We called Robin, Lisa, and Zachary on the Bat Phone and chatted with them.

We then watched a movie before it was time to crash.  Mary headed upstairs, and I headed for the car for tomorrow, we must celebrate her first day of retirement.  I may ask her over to help me with the rest of Christmas?

About Paul

Just an old retired guy trying to finish out my last years on this planet loving my best friend and wife, having fun, learning, and passing on helpful things to others.
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