December 17th, 2012 (monday)

The sky was cloudy and gray this morning. A bright gray, that still makes you grab for your sunglasses anyway. That's the way it is on a on an overcast day in the desert. Sam seemed a little down. He gets as gloomy as the weather. We had just had 2 beautiful sunny warm days perfect for hooping.. and hooping and hooping some more.

Our food stores are getting low on some staples and we are at a seriously small amount of decent chocolate. Coveting the last 6 squares of Black and Green 85% dark. We are headed to Pahrump on Thursday. Not sure what they'll have there that's edible, but it will be better than anything around here.

The clouds cleared after breakfast. We splurged and each had 2 fried eggs on our buckwheat with chopped olives and green tobasco sauce. It was pretty good, but I'm getting sick of buckwheat. We have rice and beans to eat and we spent this evening popping popcorn and cooking 3 OG burgers over the coals left by burning the last of the firewood. I saw 2 shooting stars, but Sam missed them both.

Since the sun had come out, to our surprise, we took advantage of the warm weather to, of course, hoop. We took some video and then, dummy me (again), managed to shove the SD card with the days hooping video into the dvd slot. A little bit was hanging out, but it slipped into the darkness as I tried to remove it. I turned on my computer and I got an error message and it won't start. It's making an intermittent whining noise in the dvd bay. In all the years I've been using technology, I've never broken a device, not even while traveling. And now I've killed 2 devices in 1 week. What's the universe trying to tell me?

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