I had an eye infection today: I just couldn’t see doing anything.
Now, keep in mind, my normal “I Hate Humans” Monday involves a hike of somewhere around 16 or 20 miles. Occasionally, more.
Today, I went four miles and stalled out for a picnic lunch. Sat in the shade and stared at a meadow.
I even pretended to write for a while.
Then pretending to write began to feel too much like work, so I decided some napping was in order. Remember that backpack hammock I mentioned a couple of posts ago? Yep, in that. Hey, if I can’t see the bears, they can’t see me…right?
Now, I’m sitting in front of the store to do some actual — err, well, semi-actual — writing. And, yes, I did extend the hike a bit…but ten total miles is still more of a stroll than it is a real hike.
But, and this is important bit, I have to call it a hike…if ain’t a hike, I don’t get my favorite post-hike snack.
And, if you’re wondering, today’s snack is strawberry-flavored, washed down with a nice pale ale. The people behind me are having granola bars and water…I feel so much better about myself as a human being!
Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have some pretending to do…