Gut Rumbles
 

June 07, 2004

feeling better

I celebrated the 60th anniversary of D-Day with projectile eruptions from both ends of my body. I spent most of yesterday and half the night curled in a fetal position on my bathroom rug while tumultuous dreams ran through my head every time I managed to fall asleep. Bejus, but that was bad.

I don't know what I did (ate a bad burrito, maybe), but the worst appears to be over now. I'm a little wobbly on my feet and I feel like a wrung-out dishrag, but that's one hell of a lot better than I was yesterday.

I had to be at my new lawyer's office in Savannah at 11:00 this morning to pick up my paperwork for the divorce appeal. I agreed to get it filed at the Effingham County courthouse today to save some cash on lawyers fees. Today was the deadline to file it, too, so I HAD to get that job done. I didn't think I was going to make it at 11:00 last night.

But I felt well enough this morning to drive into Savannah, pick up the papers and drive all the way back to Springfield to get them filed. Mission accomplished.

One thing I worried about while driving into town today was encountering a bunch of G-8 protesters. They've gathered in Savannah and Brunswick because security has Sea Island locked up tighter than a tick on a dog's belly. But I didn't see any goofballs, lunatics or bedwetters on the street (other than the ones who are native to Savannah and are there ALL the time). The only unusual sight I saw was a caravan of about 25 city police cars heading down Oglethorpe Street toward the Talmadge Bridge, which is closed to commercial traffic today.

A lot of locals are worried that Savannah could turn into another Seattle if the protesters kick up their heels. I don't think that's going to happen

It's too got-dam hot for that crap in Georgia this time of year.

Comments

Rob - I'm so glad that you're feeling better. Sorry you had to get better to see a lawyer *spit* but, whatever works. Anyway, stay away from burrrtos for a while ... from the sounds of things, they cloud your "thinking". Best, Terry (BTW, I've added Costa Rica to my list of "wantasees").

Posted by: Terry Reynolds on June 7, 2004 01:46 PM

Glad to hear you are on the mend. And somehow I don't get the feeling the officers of the law down there are going to take to kindly to any shananigans from a bunch o protesters. ('specially *Damnyankee* ones).

Posted by: Guy S. on June 7, 2004 04:01 PM

your one tough son of a bitch, aintcha?

Posted by: apossiblemadman on June 7, 2004 04:15 PM

Just remind the protestors that DELIVERANCE and the final scene of EASY RIDER were filmed somewhere nearby.

Or were based on actual events that happened nearby.

Posted by: Rob @ L&R on June 7, 2004 04:55 PM

It could have been the crap from your gums and sinuses got into your digestive track and made you sick.

Posted by: byna on June 9, 2004 02:43 PM
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