Monday, August 29, 2016

I view myself as a model of consistency.  I do.

When things go well I complain. Mostly, actually, about the lack of direction required to make them occur that way.

When things go wrong, well, I complain. For reasons one may readily see.

Yesterday evening Renters wife called and told me that she and Renter had had diver with Renters mother, both of the women had cooked. They had, Renters wife said, now they had finished eating, some let overs.

Renters Wife, I said, what the hell do you think I am? A Dog? Offering me left overs from your table.

We had, the slightly offended voice said, Green Beans, sliced tomatos,deviled eggs and deep fried cat fish.

It is just sad as hell, I say, that I love fried cat fish. Sad.

She sent Renter over with a covered plate.


From the reaches,

Ten Whiskey

About tenwhiskey

User tenwhiskey is also the author of this blog. He currently lives in small town Kansas in a semi-retired condition. His kids are married and gone (thank you). An empty nester. Divorced. Very happy with life as it is. Ten Mile maintains a personal blog here, writing of events as they appear to him; commentary, and opinions abound. He deviates into fiction as the mood strikes and creates flash fiction stories and short stories. He will not warn the reader when he drifts from fact to fiction. He feels adults are, generally, smart enough to figure out which is which. He does, however, attempt to make his fiction sound as true to life as possible. You have been warned. He, as time permits, writes and occasionally sells writing. More often than not he gives it away to various non-paying publishers of Ether Magazines, forums or for entertainment on a wall for in need of a hand friends. He likes candy, pies and a certain amount of strife. In the matter of strife - in his yourth on the farm, he became embroiled in a slinging fight. The fight involved lath as a launcher, fresh cow patties as ammo and it was a six way free for all. A little mud only adds (Umm?) a certain taste to life.
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