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Jay Lake
Date: 2012-04-13 05:24
Subject: [personal] A three hour tour...
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Tags:cancer, funny, health, oregon, personal
Nearly lost the S.S. Minnow last night. Ah, the world we live in.

I'd left work a little early yesterday to take [info]lizzyshannon to the coast for the afternoon and dinner. She's about to be housebound for a bit of a while, and it was something for us to do together.

We drove the ninety minutes or so from her house down to Lincoln City, OR, visited a couple of beaches, and had a lovely Thai dinner at the Andaman Thai restaurant there. In the rainy, dark evening we drove the ninety minutes or so from Lincoln City back to her house here in Greater Portlandia.

On arrival we discovered I didn't have my satchel with my wallet, reading glasses, etc. A quick phone call confirmed that I'd left the bag in the restaurant.

So, instead of getting on with my evening, including a needful bit of late Day Jobbery, I drove the ninety minutes or so from her house down to Lincoln City, OR, and visited the Andaman Thai restaurant there, whose proprietor graciously stayed late to meet us. In the rainy, dark evening we drove the ninety minutes or so from Lincoln City back to her house here in Greater Portlandia.

As a result, I went to bed much later than planned, much more exhausted than planned, and much less productive than planned. This will have significant ripple effects into today in terms of both Day Jobbery and writing. Among several very annoying things, I'm going to have to pull my second no-writing day in a row, I'm almost sure of it. (Also this is why today's blogging is very limited. I did not have time last night or this morning to prepare.)

I'd like the blame cancer brain, but I'm pretty sure this was garden variety goofiness. But man am I frustrated with myself.

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cathshaffer
User: cathshaffer
Date: 2012-04-13 13:57 (UTC)
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So HOW frustrating! Argh!
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chris_gerrib
User: chris_gerrib
Date: 2012-04-13 14:07 (UTC)
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As Forrest Gump would say, it happens.
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MG Ellington
User: xjenavivex
Date: 2012-04-13 18:31 (UTC)
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I know it is a pain in the butt. I am glad you had the stamina to go back and get your things. Ack all that driving in the rain.
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mlerules
User: mlerules
Date: 2012-04-13 18:32 (UTC)
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Eep! Glad though you realized it in time and they stayed open so you could getcher stuff back. Could've been worse.
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