It was nice to return to work this morning, after being off for a few days, spending it with my parents and sisters. Nice to sleep in my own bed again. Nice to see Newbie again.
I am convinced that Newbie missed me over the last few days. He nuzzled up to me last night in such a way to make me think that I had been missed. Of course, he is a cat. At their best, cats tolerate humans well. Newbie purrs at me, but he hisses as well. He'll let me pet him for a moment before nipping or scratching or wriggling free.
You'll be happy to know that I have a doctor's appointment for this coming Friday. I have had a persistent cough for several weeks now. I am not hacking up any blood or anything like that. It is a dry cough that just won't go away.
I now have 4,524 songs on my mp3 player and something like 81 podcasts. Nearly every song on every cd that I own has been digitized. There may be one or two stragglers in the house that I haven't found yet, but not very darned many. The funny thing is, I spend all this time ripping cd's and loading the resulting tunes on my mp3 player, but the reality is that I listen to the FM tuner much more than I listen to the songs I have put on the device. They say that one of the definitions of insanity is donig the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. I think I'm knocking at that door.
I have a neat blog post in mind that, if all goes well, will see the light of day in a few days. I really think you'll like it. It was inspired by one of my facebook friends. He used a similar approach quite a few years ago in a newspaper. I'll have to let him know when it goes up.
Jack Bauer was amazing last night, as usual. He started hour one watching cartoons with his granddaughter, and finished it saving a colleague from an exploding helicopter. Reminds me of the time I...
But that's a tale for another time!