Wayzata, Minnesota

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Six Word Saturday - 12 Nov 2011 Splice the Main


           VERY SOON!

It's not that I'm always nautical

just feeling as humorful as that expression is, FINALLY!

it's a synonym for taking a drink!

This nautical saying links to any "brace" or rope that is worn and can be strengthened by "splicing."  Man (they say) is strengthened by a strong drink, to "splice the main brace" is to serve out grog. (a variety of alcoholic beverages).

You see the evening before my 6:00 a.m. flight to California (best wine sipping) I had a MURPHY LAW experience! (if anything can go wrong, it will)   Yes, my right hand arm got in the center of a lady cat fight between my usually tame cat and my daughter's not so interactive/I need no NEW friends ever, I am Queen!   My tame  Miss Alpha-Cat stood her ground.

    Once I landed in California a quick shot in the hip, followed by Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium Tablets (and resisting pain pills I took Advil for the throbbing and constant excruciating pain of it all.)

BUT what place to be in such pain, right? I mean sunny California to take your mind off your troubles, right?!

Enough whining.  Yes, both kitties still live, after all Mine was faced with royalty that threatened her entire kingdom.  Once she discovered it was me she was battling I saw her complete horror.

But, all that while I was in wine country, I could not partake.
Bummer, really.

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That corgi :) said...

Poor you! Those animal bites can be nasty! Glad you are on meds for it, though you can't imbibe in such a beautiful part of the state!! Glad it is sunny where you are; I'm in Southern California and raining "cats and dogs" down here! Enjoy your trip and hope you feel better!


Little Nell said...

How disappointing!

Kasi said...

No fun :( Hope your weekend gets better!

Ron. said...

Heal quickly; then...Grog Out! (I just made that expression up).

Brenda Youngerman said...

Once you get used to Murphy hanging out on your shoulder you sort of take life's little moments like that with a grain of salt. Think of it this way ---- You saved SO much money on your trip by not spending it on alcohol!
SEE --- now doesn't that make you feel better?
Ok....maybe not....

Cloudia said...

feel better bite-ee!

Aloha from Honolulu

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Jim said...

I feel for you, Karen. It's tough. I've been on 'vicodin' for the last three plus months for my knee (total left knee joint replacement) and can't help Mrs. Jim with the reds and whites.


I'll take that as a cautionary tale not to physically interfere when my cats annoy each other. I usually just raise my voice and clap my hands together, sending each of them into a different corner...
But my sympathy somewhat lessens with your time spent in sunny California!!
Call me envious, especially as it got especially cold and grey here.
I hope the wine was worth it!!