Written Word

Posts where the words are the only content, or they are more important than the pictures.

That moment when … You go for a pee and after struggling for several moments you realize your boxers are on back to front.

Bar sign: “Extreme Midget Wrestling” Only in the Ozarks (I hope).

D’oh! In a repeat of the dishwasher dying right after I spent money on a new hammock … The freezer died tonight, less than a week after we laid down the cash on our new furniture.

Painted in big letters on the back fence: “VIDEO! DOG BITES!” Large sign on the side of the same house: “STOLEN DOG. $500 REWARD…” You cannot make these things up.

I live in America, remind me why I’m studying the 119 page EU General Data Protection Regulation? — the joys of doing business online in 2018.

The “I can’t give a f**k” is strong in this one. — The struggle is real.

is not taking my medication regularly making me forgetful? Or, is it the other way around?

Earlier this evening. New definition of incongruous. Brit driving an Impala through the Ozarks while loudly singing along with 1970s Canterbury prog. rock. #caravan #cunningstunts

Did I miss the memo? We seem to have skipped August and September and jumped straight to October. Brrrr.

Yesterday Ginger and I were discussing the absurdity of Lay-away … … I still haven’t got the tune of “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” out of my head.

That confusing moment … when driving home from Sedalia today I wondered when I was going to catch sight of the sea.

I may need more coffee… It just took me several seconds to realize the reason I couldn’t get my tee shirt on was because I had put my arm through the neck hole.

In the UK chimneys are swept from the bottom up. I might have expected things to be different in the Ozarks…

[Today I swept Tom & Rebbie’s chimney. Tom had an operation on his back a short while ago and doesn’t need to be climbing on roofs.]

It’s magic how much cleaner the house is now the adults outnumber the children. If we outnumbered the kittehs it’d be almost spotless.

I attended an ‘Active Shooter’ training session at church a couple of days ago, I think this should be filed under ‘Things I didn’t expect to learn/discuss at church’.

So, I can spell pneumatic, but I can’t get ‘hose’ right (hoze) My only excuse has to be that I was subconsciously trying to Webster-ize it.

Out at 7:20am on the high school run for the first time in eighteen months.

I caught myself using the dreadful American pronunciation of the word herb tonight – ‘erb.

This time last year we were backpacking with Lanie at Piney Creek Wilderness and doing other exciting things!

Who knew? I Just stepped out into the garage for a pair of pliers. Darn it was chilly. 27°F (-3°C). Maybe I should have got dressed first?

A typical example…
…of why everything takes so damned long.

Resignation – I have to give three months’ notice at work. So linking the end of my employment to having my US Visa is a nightmare. One-minute read

Plans are afoot – With the possibility of the Visa being approved any day more and more likely we’ve been turning our thoughts to fixing a few dates. Two-minute read

US visa time-line – Right now the immigration dept is processing the I-129F, which merely evaluates if this is a valid case and if Ginger is truly a citizen. If they don’t need more information and things go smoothly, and this is processed at the current rate, we will get this approved approximately August 15 to September 1. One-minute read

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