Successfully retrieved my Walkman from yesteryear. While the player itself was in good shape (after installing a set of batteries from this century), the same could not be said for the headphones. After spending over a decade in the bottom of a drawer, the foam on the earpieces had disintegrated to two small piles of black dust.
Made the short trek over to
My mother had picked out a HPNOTIQ gift set (includes two iced-out grills) for us to bring to the party as a gift for the birthday boy. “Travis, how do you pronounce this? I keep wanting to say Hip-no-teek.”
Tried to go out for dinner that night when we got back to
Saw a stack of the ‘Mobile Home Times’ while in town and I’m still kicking myself for not picking up a copy.
When I make a quick pasta lunch, I cook up some packaged linguine, open a jar of sauce, combine the two and call it a meal. My mom, on the other hand, whipped up an Italian lunch for my dad and me on Sunday that consisted of the following: Bruschetta, fresh pasta, tomato sauce made from scratch, and homemade meatballs. Buon gusto! Having meals like that is almost enough to make me want to live at home…almost.