Day 108 and 109: Three Signs

Fun note: At my German Wheel instructor‘s request, I’ve posted my All-Time Favorite Science Fiction book list. You’ll love at least a few of these, I promise.

So the last few soft-landing days of SP158 happened to match the long weekend. Time to disappear for a while.

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We’re not that far from civilization; this place actually has a small train running through it. We push aside the kids and get some good seats.

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There’s a lake with a big sign reading “NO BOATING ALLOWED” with a lot of boats on it. Clearly the people who made the sign are on vacation somewhere else.

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Last time we were causing trouble with Ashley and Scott was 92 miles North of here, and there was a Pig Auction and some drinking going on.

Today we’re hunting monkeys. It’s a big park, and they move fast, but you can find them if you know where to look.

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Scott’s just about got one cornered.

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I know this sign is serious, but I have visions of a Monty Python skit involving a doorway with a button on it that says “Please do not press.”   Goooooosh.

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It was a good monkey hunting day. Scott and Ashley bagged one, and are heading home to cook it.

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About halfway home, the car malfunctions and goes out of control, skidding to a stop in front of a sign that says “Kitten Adoption Today.” Someone’s decided to get a kitten taco, to go.

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Okay, so she’s kind of cute. So what.

She goes home with the monkey, not with us. Whew, that was close.

There’s a bunch of extra time for secret plans and garden work.

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I hadn’t imagined the last days of summer could be this excellent.

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Random assertion: Every time you look for a kitten to take home, you’ll find the perfect one. The thing is, they keep making more.

Steganographic data: 1818/5.0

Days remaining in Secret Plan 158: 1

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