Wow, it’s past 7am and I am finally getting out of bed. So much for early morning choring…
Yesterday was an unusual birthday for me. I spent most of the daytime hours puttering around town, receiving nice birthday greetings from friends, and generally avoiding doing work. My 1pm haircut appointment threw a wrench into going out for a big lunch, so I wound up eating three pizza dough pretzels and having a beer at Mellow Mushroom after it.
Last night I joined Bonnie, her husband, and our friend Wendy for a drive up to Gwinnett for a baseball game. Coolray Field, which is now astonishingly surrounded on two sides by “luxury” flats/apartments, is no place to be a vegetarian as vegetarian food options are nearly nonexistent. Oddly I wasn’t in the mood to eat meat, even though it was my birthday so I could eat whatever the hell I wanted, so my dinner was a big soft pretzel with cheese.
Pretzels as meals, twice in one day, proving that even at 56 you don’t have to eat like an adult.
The game was fun unless you were rooting for the visitors as they were spanked repeatedly. My friends bought me admission and birthday beers, including two Yeunglings as we took advantage of $2 beer night (really â€œ$2 beers for the first half of the game since the special stops after the fifth inningâ€).
Today could be a very interesting day for me at “XYZ Corp, Mark II”, but you will have to return to this space on Monday to read why. Huh, I just got a notification of my first direct deposit from “XYZ Corp, Mark II”; it’s for $20.15, I hope that I earn more than that for them… Ah, I just received a second notification indicating more money has been deposited, so thatâ€™s good.
Hopefully after work I will be meeting up with my buddy Hank for a beer.
I have been invited to a Going Away party for one of my old roommates from 23 years ago. I’ve not seen most of these friends in about a decade, so I should drive up to Dunwoody for the party, but I am still determining if I will.
Sunday I will most likely attempt another Wheelhopper hash since it is in Marietta and will be laid in part by our friend Sal so that she can qualify for a Wheelhopper mug.
Hope you have a happy and healthy weekend.