Helen R and I went to see Altman's A Prairie Home Companion for the
second time on the Glorious Fourth. As I told Helen after leaving the
cinema, that's the kind of film I'd happily see once a year.
When I mentioned something recently about not making much use of
foodstamps when I'm on my own, it was an understatement. I get $77 a
month. Any unused portion carries over to the following month. When the
July allowance arrived on the fifth, I had over $140 credit.
Guess I'd better use some of it so they don't think I've died. With
sushimi selling for almost $19 a pound, raw fish is one
The trouble with eating is that I have absolutely zero appetite. I only
force myself to eat something now and then since it's supposedly necessary
for survival. Even if I'm none too sure about why I'd want to survive
Into the third week of luxurious sleeping until 5:30 each morning, as the
cafe at the Dark Corner remains closed. Definitely a mystery.
They're back. When I got to the Dark Corner on Friday it was obvious
they'd been there, preparing for a Monday morning re-opening. Back to a 4
wake-up schedule. Nuisance though it is, still a relief to know there's
no worse long-term change.
I hope they enjoyed their holiday as much as I did.