Bits and Pieces
If you want to know what it means to be optimist take an example from Farah Ahmed Omar. He was recently appointed chief of Somalia's navy and given the job of stopping the throng of pirates operating off that country’s coast. Omar's job is difficult, though, because the Somalian navy has not a single boat nor a single sailor, and Omar himself has not been to sea in 23 years. However, he told a reporter he was optimistic that the piracy could be stopped. Now that is optimism.
My grandsons, Pat’s Boys , are coming to stay for a week on Friday. If the weather cooperates we will go to the county fair on Saturday. Then next week they will take part in Vacation Bible school at St. Mark’s.
Pennie is slowly healing and getting pretty good with the crutches. She has been using my scooter to get between buildings on the job. Despite all of the problems she is still beaming over the New Orleans experience.
Bree is back home in Green Bay and seems to have enjoyed her time with us old folks.
We hope to either get her and her brother here while Pat’s boys are with us or to make a trip to Green Bay so the cousins can visit.
Perhaps we can get her dad to take them to the fair.
I still can’t believe the gum commercial where the gum company sends a goat to hit a man in the stomach so he will cough out their gum and start a new piece. The idea being that the gum is so good you would never quit chewing it. I on the other hand see a goat hitting a man in the stomach and there is no way I will ever chew a gum that could cause that to happen to me. Not the message they want to send me I’m sure.
Car Insurance adds also continue to delight me. What I can save by switching, according to the Geico add is more than I pay for car insurance. I wonder if I switch if they will give me the policy plus the difference.
Since I wrote this this morning everything has changed.
Pat called and my grandsons won't arrive until late Sunday.
The nice man on TV said Saturday the temperature and the humidity will be high. Not a good breathing day.
So I am off to the fair today. I'll take some pictures.