I got to say that my meeting with furry ones had
postponed from Sat to Monday evening, or I would
been writing about them already.
I got a few more half finished accounts to
and others already in the germination stage,
of today bumped them out of the way. I even
Her Grace to sleep earlier tonight as otherwise, I
not be writting this now.
planned a rather simple day which in due time would
as part of her chronicles. Today on Sunday, I
going to the Tropic of Cancer park to have some
of her criss crossing the Tropic of Cancer with
background of various markers of TOC erected at
times in the last hundred years. The
and most hideous is the one most recently
we were to continue on to this JenWeng dam which
bone dry with a vast grassland last year during
drought and which I thought will be brimful with
this time with all the rains.
did not happen. What happened after was rather
But what came after that after, just 5
or so were so delightful that this elbowed its
to the front.
Tropic of Cancer park was closed due to
with construction site fence surround all
it except the newest montrosity towering over the
that I refused to take a picture of.
then decided to stop by this 7-11 to have coffee
to have a couple of shots, Her Grace in her purple
and me in a matching purple T shirt.
- Give daddy
know I wrote just a couple of days ago on Tsaoling
the oath I made about not taking shortcuts. But
oath was made 2 months ago. I forgot that oath
To a longish ride (that I halftruthed my wife
joining), I tried to take a shortcut. After 45
minutes, I managed to ride on the right
Than a sudden spell of wisdom which turned
in retrospect, I added another tiring 25
too embarassing to detailed here.
I passed several perfectly ok petrol station I
to stop becos they were on the other side of
road. After entering a stretch of road with
and sparser dwelling with 35 km more to go, I
stopped, asked, and was told there aint
petrol station for the next 50 km on whichever
of the road.
felt those omens did not augur well. Turning to go
to top up with petrol or going back home was so
that I thought we pop back to this NanYuan
we caught sight of a while ago and use that visit
was an interesting park and there are some
sequence shots made there for you folks.
we headed back. I saw another 7-11 store and as
had some tables and benches in a little park
thought we would have a coffee break before
I idlely twiddled a bottle drink cap, Her Grace
it from me. Normally she refused to give it
Normally I shout at her "drop it" which she
to take as cue to pull it further away from me.
at home, she would fly away, and kept flying away
making herself barely out of reach as I chased
to retrieve it, taking huge delight until she gave
up in the end.
asked her "give daddy". To my surprise, she opened
beak and drop it into my hand. I had not my
handy or I would have used that to cement her.
said 'good girl' and treated her that she
as equivalent to clicker which I used in
recalls (after using clicker to start and
fade off). After a while, she picked
up again and on "give daddy", she gave that up
lit in my head. I positioned her away, put
cap there and cued "come here, give daddy". She
that up, holding it in her beak, and flew over to
with it. Something I was thinking off for a long
procrastinating myself all the way finally took
by that 7-11. To be fair, realising I have so
time left with her, I was reluctant to start on
new training. I prefered to spend it on headrubs
play with her on the swing and just being with her.
she seemed to know what I wanted.
see two separate sequence of her flying to me with
cap. I hardly believed in it and was nicely
when she did as cued.
third sequence was a dead cigarette butt, that
handy. Tinkerbell chewed into my ciggarette
so often biting my new ciggies to pieces that it
funny. The last 4 trips we went out on the
she stole from my pocket, stole from my
unzipped my kangaroo pouch and bite and
on 5 cigarette boxes in that 4 trips.
all excited to look around for sutiable objects,
used a dead butt. That is why in the last sequence
her flying to me with that butt. Except instead
giving to me, we fought as I prised it out of her
Please do not flame me for being stupid and
a butt. Lord, I know I am stupid enough for
smoking in the first place, but that Old Nic
a damn hard guy to get off your back!
last two sequences show how that 7-11 rest area is
which include an aircond place to eat or drink
you bought. In case you happen to past that
of road 10 km south of Chiayi, you know what
expect of a coffee break at that 7-11.
- Give daddy
- lackey to all below
- wife, Tinkerbell - CAG & surrogate daughter
the Bimbo - beautiful sweet silly cat
- ferret which loves parrot pellets
and Zor are with other loving families now
will remember them for the happy times they gave me
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