atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,
atomic_fungus
atomic_fungus

#3949: Damn, it IS hot outside.

As I was leaving the bunker to go run my errand (which, magically, had turned into two) I realized that it wasn't very humid outside, so WTH, I could ride the motorcycle, couldn't I?

I know you're saying, "Ha! You moron! You were miserable, weren't you?"

So happens I was not.

When the motorcycle was in motion, I was comfortable. When the motorcycle was stopped (such as at a red light) I was mildly uncomfortable. Wearing a suede jacket, long pants, helmet and gloves in tropical weather, I was fine.

Mrs. Fungus, a few months ago, bought me a couple of polo shirts. These shirts are made of some kind of advanced, passively cooling material which wicks moisture to the outside of the shirt, and I think that is why I remained comfortable.

I have a t-shirt made of the same material, specifically made for wearing under a motorcycling jacket, but it's skin tight. The polo shirts are nicer.

Anyway, I was fine. I took care of business and didn't have to drive the Jeep and get 12 MPG because of the combination of suburban traffic and air conditioning. I wasn't even thirsty when I got home.

When I got into the house, it was like walking into a meat locker.

*sigh*

* * *

So I got almost everything done today that I'd wanted to accomplish. The only thing left undone was calling Goodwill.

It develops that I could wait three-odd weeks for their next pickup window in late September, or I could take the bunk beds to the Salvation Army store and donate them there. I figure I can strap the frames to the top of the truck and stack the head- and footboards in the back, and then zip over there with them. I'm intending to do that on Thursday. By then--who knows--I might have more stuff I want to donate.

I have a truck; why not use it?

* * *

Yesterday I had decided to make BBQ chicken for dinner, so I took three chicken breasts and put rub on them and stuck 'em in the fridge. Mrs. Fungus had a very big lunch, so she wasn't hungry and I ended up having her leftovers for dinner. So...the chicken breasts have been sitting in the fridge overnight, the rub percolating.

This BBQ chicken is going to taste good.
Subscribe

  • #7866: YE CATS that's a lot.

    This is why we need to be concerned about Evergrande, the chinese real estate company. "Real Estate in China is valued at 12 TIMES the entire…

  • #7865: It rained, but not on me.

    Beautiful--ridiculously nice--gorgeous weather today at lunchtime, so I rode the bike back to work. Getting on towards quitting time, the sky…

  • #7864: What--a FOUR STAR ADMIRAL? What the hell?

    Ace's Quick Hits today--you have to scroll down a bit but apparently the health and human services secretary has been sworn in as an admiral. I…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments