atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,

#5910: The rains of October

Last night, Mrs. Fungus sent me out to get sandwiches (Jersey Mike's, good stuff).

Several waves of rain went through; all day it was either raining or threatening rain. Sometimes October is like that: you get a week or two where it's almost constantly cloudy, cold, and wet. Mynd you, autumn weather can be pretti nasti.

Driving out, lightning all around; coming back, the big wave hit. Even with the wipers on their highest speed, my vision was obscured. Definitely a call to slow down, right? It's 45 through that stretch, but maybe take it down to 35 or even 30, you know.

Traffic stopped. Totally came to a complete stop, just f-ing sitting there. The entire westbound side of the highway, not moving, because people are idiots. "OMG IT'S RAIN I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO!"


The closest Jersey Mike's is nine miles from here. With the weather, the idiots, and a brief stop at a store for a few sundries, it took seventy minutes to make the round trip.

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One would hope the 17 minutes Kubrick cut were not from the light show at the end. Heh.

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Are pulps making a comeback? That's my philosophy: tell entertaining stories.

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Dang that global warming!

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Mrs. Fungus is off today, so we slept in and had leftover Jersey Mike's subs for breakfast when we finally did crowbar ourselves out of bed. And just maybe I can spend a little time playing WoW. That'd be a nice change of pace.

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