9. May, 2006 - rainy

Hello There
Hello There
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I’d hoped to have some pictures from last night’s “Meet the Saints” picnic for you today, rather than more from the May Day Parade, but a quick peek at the weather radar before I left work yesterday convinced me to head home instead of to the ballpark. The actual thunderstorms didn’t hit until the picnic probably would have been over, but I was glad to spend the evening at home anyhow. The Saints are just starting too early for me this year (because high schools in Texas start earlier in the fall, which means the Texas teams pushed for an earlier season), so missing some pre-season events is in the cards for me.

Dog Marcher
Dog Marcher
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Instead, I’ve got doggie pictures from the parade. Yes, the humans were generally more interesting to watch, but I like taking pictures of dogs, too. And they generally don’t get weird or camera-shy when you point a big lens at ’em. About the only worry is having a dog get too close and then you need to clean the slobber off the lens, but there was none of that on Sunday. Instead, most of the dogs were well-behaved, and kept on a pretty short leash by their humans.

Yap!
Yap!
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Tonight, the Saints are playing another pre-season game over in St. Paul, and there’s also a forecast of evening thunderstorms again. I don’t know whether I’ll make it to the game or not, but I remember getting rained on in May from previous years, and it’s pretty easy to get chilly, even if the weather isn’t that cold. Plus I’ve got a couple loads of laundry here at home that should be run through the washer and dryer. On the third hand, the rest of the week actually looks clear of obligations other than work, so I’m going to have a few evenings to be around home. Maybe I can actually get started on my garden this week, rather than trying to do that during an already busy weekend? So what’s the plan for tonight? I guess I’ll figure that out about quitting time.

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