Sleep a little later. Feed the cats. It always starts with feeding the cats.
Eat pie for breakfast. Sneeze a few times and wonder why my nose is stuffed. Linger over that cup of morning coffee with Finding George Orwell in Burma. Start Hamlet’s Dresser by Bob Smith.
Hang clothes on the line. Wash dishes. Pull a few weeds. Fuss over potted geranium, rosemary, thyme and tarragon. Check the oranges that hang on the tree. Trim dead branches on Star of India and jasmine.
Putter around the house. Listen to the constant meowings of an orange cat who thinks she belongs outside. Tell her she’s very bad , there’s no way she’s going outside and then say, “the thing is, you don’t even speak English.”
Get the mail. Eat a turkey sandwich on the patio. Run to the library. Stop at Home Depot for ant bait.
Listen to Yo Yo Ma and Friends Songs of Peace and Joy. Make lame joke about premiere of Becket.
Consider getting out some Christmas decorations. Hang wreath on the door.
Find detestable ants around the trellis and sky blue vine. Kill ants, kill ants. Killing ants. Fixate on killing ants. Spray ants even as they’re walking through ant bait. Watch ants wobbling and staggering around. Enjoy watching them die. Worry about dreaming about ants. Remember dreaming about cheesecake and making fires.
Analyze situations. Give advice. Take pictures of cats.
Water potted plants. Wonder what it’s like to live in Italy. Take clothes off the line.
Decide to get pizza even though there are leftovers. Watch Larry David while eating pizza. Drink Mountain Dew.
Vacuum. Tell orange cat her breath stinks. Laugh at grey cat. Think to myself that my hair feels soft. Wonder if I inhaled toxins from all the bug spray.
Watch ice skating on icenetwork. Worry about dreaming about ants.
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