Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Life is good.
I am not going to do anything productive today. I slept until two this afternoon after staying up most of last night listening to short wave and fiddling around with the computer. Today is warm and overcast, with some light rain. It's a good day for staying up on top of the mountain.
Jet the Ferret has come over to dump out the desk trashcan and sort through it. He sometimes finds saltine crackers there and ferrets are notoriously curious anyway. Ever so often he comes over and tries to climb up my trouser leg. This is his signal that he wants to be petted, so I stop and scratch his neck for a bit. The others are all asleep at the moment in various hidey holes all over the house.
It would seem the great ammo shortage has finally abated here in the Smokey Mountains. I went to Walmart yesterday and the ammo cabinet was full of everything , including 9mm. The prices are about 20% above what they were before the last Obamaniacs Show, which isn't good. I bought a box of .38 special and then when I got home I read the specs (which I should have done before I bought the stuff) and found out I had full metal jacket instead of lead round head bullets. Oh,well. I didn't need it anyway, I was just seized with the urge to buy something. This is one reason my wife doesn't like me to go to Walmart without her, but we all have our little quirks. I just have more than most people and some of mine are stranger than normal, like not being able to be around crowds.