Gray and rainy today out in the
Gulf of Mexico. We did little beyond working out (me) and nursing a pulled back muscle (John). Sitting on the balcony wasn’t an attractive prospect with the high winds, heavy cloud cover, and occasional rain. The masses of people can be a real turn-off especially on days like this when few are out on deck. Sometimes the crowds can be an entertaining diversion but not so much on this trip.
|From the balcony|
Gluttony update: tonight I had the lobster tail and shrimp with a nice Chardonnay. John had the prime rib paired with the last of the Goats do Roam we brought with us.
To describe our tablemates - Sonny and Linda from Louisianna -would require starting an entirely new blog. Sonny will begin sentences like this: “A while back I made a fiberglass cast of my horse’s head ...”
He is what is known as a “character”. An amusing, endearing, all-around sweet man who’s done some rather improbable things and is compelled to tell you about them.