brine, the stock is reducing, the pork loin thawed, oil purchased, beans soaking, wood seasoned. Almost ready.
Took on another project last night, decided to hang a new light fixture over the new dining table. Total impulse buy, walking through Sam’s and saw a cheap Chinese model. Foiled again. This time I checked all the globes before hanging for cracks, none noted, proceeded on.
On this particular model, the base that holds the lights is held together by an all-thread nipple, screwed into a decorative middle piece. The middle piece was stripped â€“ work stopped mid-stream. Now the hassle of returning it to Sam’s. When will I learn? SU is heading to Lowe’s to look for a better model but chances are it too will be a cheap import. Need to find a good lighting place but no time before the party. Me and my impulses.
Got a note from a Chron writer complaining about my complaining about his liberal bias leeching into a story. I think what reporters (and bloggers at times) fail to realize is that you cannot remove your bias from your thoughts, even if you try! In this particular case, it concerned illegal immigration and I objected to one of the images he portrayed. There was another one in the same article that I could’ve used.
We might have found a place to stay in Hawaii. Instead of a hotel, we’re looking at renting a house. It can be quite expensive but the plus side is that you are removed from clerks, maids and other guests. And that is a big plus in my book. We’re going to talk again tonight, maybe book it, maybe keep looking.
Gotta fess up so that I can remember this in years to come. Walked around the facility Monday and saw that a guy needed help, so I helped. Unfortunately for me, he was using a safety valve as a primary â€“ when I went to release the hose, I was showered in acid. Scared the bejabbers out of me, I don’t see well anyways and this was an almost direct shot into the eyes. Good thing I was wearing safety glasses. Managed to shut the pump down before making my way to the eye wash, flushed my eyes for 15 minutes or so.
Man that burned. But mostly scared me. The thought of completely losing your vision is horrible. Still having a few problems today but not bad. My lips are burned, which is interesting. But no permanent damage, I think.
Now, about that guy using a safety as a primaryâ€¦â€¦.Adios.