Above is a view from Thorn's Lair, looking at my backyard.
It snowed last night, which put a damper on the plans to ride my bike. So, it's almost two in the afternoon, and I'm still in my pajamas. Though I may be sipping coffee, listening to Thelonious monk and Live-Journaling at this moment, I haven't been completely lazy today. The wife and I did spend a the better part of this morning cleaning house for the last time until our baby is delivered.
Since the house is now ready, I've escaped to Thorn's to jot a few things down while the wife is resting. Tomorrow we will travel to town for a doctor's appointment followed by a pre-op at the hospital and delivery is scheduled for Wednesday morning.
I have a number of goals to accomplish while off work for the next month to month and a half:
-Bond with the baby.
-Help Marie in her recovery from Cesarean Section
-Put in gravel driveway
-Prepare for and plant Marie's garden
-Post to Livejournal every day
-Ride Mountain bike every day (weather permitting)
-Plant fruit tree in front yard
-Finish reading Kerouac's Big Sur and revisit Dharma Bums.
-Drink copious amounts of coffee
I guess I ought to get moving. I still need to pack my bedroll for the couple of nights we'll be in the hospital. I also want to check my camera's batteries and pack the laptop. It might be time to change my attire for the day...