Anyway, nothing much new to report here at the Ponderosa. We did have our what has now become an annual dinner party wherein Travelling Companion recreates an Austrian dish called Tafelspitz.
I remember the first time she came home from a gathering with some of her Austrian work companions and told me they had had "boiled meat".
I was pretty sceptical.
"Gah! Boiled meat? What the hell?"
But we did venture out on more than one occasion to a particular restaurant in Vienna called Plachutta, and it's their recipe that she tries to replicate.
Pretty damned well I might add.
Anyway, it was good. Plus there was some deserts to die for.
But I digress.
I still find myself somewhat dumbfounded when a delivery arrives at our front door, or in this case the mail box, and it's so soon after I've ordered it, that I don't immediately realise what it is.
See, when a feller gets to a certain vintage, and if said feller wishes to be seen in public, it behooves said feller to be somewhat fastidious when it comes to the removal/trimming/what have you of ones random/extra/annoying nose/ear hairs.
Like, I got 'em growing in places where no hair should be allowed. If only more would grow on my head.
And just last week, I broke my trusty trimmer, and there was no chance of putting it back together this time, as one of the small pieces went into the sink drain. And yes, I do have the skill set to take the trap apart, but that's a slippery slope. Emphasis on slippery.
I ordered a new one on the 24th. That was Friday. I even think it was Friday night, but my memory is dim. Today is Monday. Apparently things get shipped out on the weekend.
But hey, just the other night we were talking about all of us "old fogeys" (my term) still having land lines and such. The "kids" (they're mostly all middle aged by now) no longer have things like cable TV or such a thing as a land line. Everything is done on their cell phones.
Half the time I don't even know where my cell phone is, but I am getting a little better in that department after I lost the last one.
Don't feel bad, I didn't like it anyway. Good riddance.
Anyhoodle, a quick update on the bathroom situation.
It's coming along.
Travelling Companion snapped a pic of me putting in the last tile in the shower area, and I've since been muddling along with the rest of it.
I think it's starting to look pretty good, if I must say so myself.
I've been putting off doing the floor, as it involves installing a mat from Warmly Yours.
I mean, I just have to suck it up and get it done. Of course, it also involves being on my hands and knees so, ya..
I'll get there.
Keep your stick on the ice.
Thanks for taking a look.