It is a cool overcast fall day. I have the day off and think I will mow the yard this afternoon.
I'm back. Sorry, I just remembered I forgot to put the trash by the curb. Where was I?
Oh yeah, yard work. I probably should pull the tomato plants today. I brought in a bunch of green tomatoes ( tomatos? Help me here Dan Quayle) over the weekend when there was a frost warning. They may or may not ripen. They may or may not get fried before they get a chance. The thought of fried green tomatoes makes me want some pimento cheese. I do miss going to the Carolinas, a staple of my work travels for the past 20 years. If I had a dollar for every hour I have spent in the Charlotte airport I could make this month's mortgage payment with enough left over to buy some beer. Lots of beer. And a jar of cashews - the good ones, salted and whole and big. And maybe even a box of cigars. I have spent a lot of time in Charlotte.
Every time I write that it makes me laugh for reasons I cannot/will not explain.
I am rambling, a sure sign I have nothing to offer on this October Tuesday. Have a great day.
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