Mister Eclectic (howeird) wrote,
Mister Eclectic

Turds Day Grumbles

Up at 6:30, Spot licked me awake - on my leg -then woke up again 10 minutes before the alarm. Stayed in bed reading till 8:30.

On the road at 9:15, at work in 20 minutes.

No email, no devices to test. 10:15 ducked out to Kaiser for a flu shot & a pneumonia shot. Parking was a challenge, but I got lucky when three cars left at one time. The line was long, outside the building, so I dropped off my full sharps container and went into the pharmacy and ordered a refill on pills which had almost run out but today was the first day I could renew.

Out to the line, now several people longer. Staffers all along the line moving people who obviously couldn't stand in line to the front. One was asking select people if they were 65 or older, which got them to the front and a double dose shot. Somehow I got to the front of the line in about 20 minutes without having been asked. And then it was a wait because only one of the 4 nurses had the pneumo vaccine.

Got shot twice in my left arm. Made a pit stop, then picked up my prescription. $5 because I've passed my out of pocket limit. That same drug would have cost $35 earlier in the year.

My arm isn't sore but I do have a slight fever and a headache.

Got a late message from automation engineer claiming he was not able to reproduce my crap TV problems. He wanted to blame the remote control, but that's bogus, since that button works fine the first time.

But ask me if I care.

Found a nice TCL 43" 4K HDR TV refurbished on Amazon for $230. It's a Roku TV. I bought it.

10 minutes later, email from Roku HR asking me to set up a phone interview for a QA job I applied for last week. Interview set for Monday afternoon.

Plugged in the car at 4:30, it was done before 6.

Home, back roads were okay. Missed the light at the IFH by seconds. 5-minute wait. Managed to not hit the bicycler who did not stop, and almost cut in front of me.

Nothing delivered. The towels are still in transit. Prime doesn't always work. County election pamphlet with sample ballot in the mail.

Grabbed a 2018 calendar from the guest room, to bring to the photo shoot Saturday. Miss October is Saturday's model.  Started a load of laundry, watched PTI and some of the football game, then laid down in bed to read, and heard Spot crying. He had snuck into the guest room behind me and was still there after I closed the door.

Dinner was a baked turkey leg I forgot was in the freezer, and mixed veggies. Breyer's ice cream for dessert.

Spook came down from her perch for pets and treats and water. Spot tried to annoy her, but when I'm there that doesn't work.

Watched an episode of Mysteries At The Museum, which scored 2 out of three for the artifact not having a solid connection to the story. Cool stories, however.

Found an article online for a no-stick Hgl meter. Signed up for info at Abbott Labs. I meet all the qualifications, and Medicare covers it. I'll have to email my diabetes doctor.

Plans for tomorrow:


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