Fully vaccinated I decided to give myself a haircut. After a full year hiding out in my rooms I had gone full-Santa but I noticed a difference from earlier hirsute adventures: my hair was drastically thinning with age and rather than looking jolly, I spent most of my time trying to keep my hair out of my mouth. Not only that, but my face mask was severely compromised by my nascent Billy Gibbons beard. But back to the do-it-yourself aspect of the quest to overcome rogue hair.Continue reading “Hair Today …”
Being old and severely challenged, health-wise, I was driven down to what appeared to be a massive tailgate party near the hospital where the minions of mercy, masked and otherwise wrapped in sterile blue jump suits, gave me my first shot of Covid-19 vaccine. Next week I’ll go for the second shot and then I’ll take a chance on making an appointment with my regular doctor: the first in a year. Oh, I’m probably in better shape than I was before this pandemic but I rely on several medications for my heart, diabetes, and blood pressure, and the professionals will not renew my prescriptions without seeing me first.Continue reading “2 Shots and 28 Days of Reading”
As the shit-show wound down I continued reading and even had time to suggest a few titles that intrigued me.
I noticed that despite suggesting about 30 new titles each month I tend to read only about twenty percent in the short term. Although, who knows what I might discover if I went back to 2011 or whenever I started making daily recommendations? But let’s not forget that my selections are for titles I hear or read about, not necessarily titles I have access to. Let’s face it, books cost money and I often have to make the difficult choice between a new book (digital) and calling Door Dash to get my sashimi delivered fresh.Continue reading “Last Chance To Remember 2020”