Postcards from the Bleeding Edge
Sunday, January 01, 2006

  heck of an exit to 2005

I had intended to post the usual summary of the year that was, and a look towards the year that we are now in...

but Mother Nature TROMPED in. We've had days of pouring rain, mudslides (one closed the road to where I live), power loss (intermittent power all week, and no power since friday). I ran out of gas for the generator early on... - I used to have a wireless connection to the internet but I "upgraded" to comcast so that's out, too...

And I have had the flu during all this. Big time. Nothing to do but pile the blankets high, and wait it out.

I got out of bed today, (running out of NyQuil was the motivation), and all the way to the car (saw a truck going up the hill, so I figured the road was open) and rolled down the hill, avoiding obsticles... and so am gathering some supplies.

On battery power, disconnected from the internet I still managed to dictate something fairly long summing up the year, but man - it reads like it was written by a guy on a major drug trip... just what's in this Nyquil stuff anyway?

(posting from the lava rock cafe)...
 
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