Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Nature and nurture

I went in the cool, light morning drizzle to the Chisholm Trail just off Custer Road in Plano. The trees were filled with birdsong, while the little creek was filled with new rain. The sidewalks along the trail kept me from getting too damp. I'd forgotten to brush my hair or put on a cap before leaving the house, so I saw a sort of Sid and Nancy apparition in my rear view mirror. Fortunately, a stray Bahamas cap in my car allowed me to hike with ease.

In front of one yard, four muscovy ducks wandered, while a man with a fierce-looking but well-fed junkyard dog held him at bay to allow me to pass. I could not help noticing the dog's chain link collar, but the man was entirely amiable (the dog looked as though he had malice aforethought).

I wandered along the trail, and pondered how I find no choice than to be who I am, even though I find myself entirely odd. Then I returned to my car. I felt happy with myself, somehow.

I decided that it would be fun to try to auction my CD on ebay, so I wrote an advertisement to mock-proclaim its many mini-virtues to music fans world-wide. I set the hyperlink in this page because I find the ad amusing, but cognoscenti friends in the know can acquire my CD much more easily by dropping me an e mail.

Now I must look up the Stoneleigh P, to which I have not been in a decade.

  • Play fast

    I played too many bullet chess games last night. I walked in Schell Park in Plano after work. Rain fell last night. I overslept today, which rarely…

  • No Warbler, No Cry

    I am on my annual Fall Migration walking pattern--many walks, few warblers. Saturday night we got together with our friends Greg and Melissa, who…

  • New Hotel, Same Jazz

    Saturday I attended a new WW meeting in McKinney in a Sheraton. I had not been to that Sheraton. Its location in a somewhat freeway-adjacent spot…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded